Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
psa 112:2Generation - The posterity.
psa 112:3Righteousness - The fruit or reward of his righteousness, which is God's blessing upon his estate.
psa 112:4Darkness - In the troubles and calamities of life. He - The upright man.
psa 112:5Lendeth - Gives freely to some, and lends to others according to the variety of their conditions. Affairs - His domestick affairs. Discretion - Not getting his estate unjustly, nor casting it away prodigally, nor yet withholding it from such as need it.
psa 112:6Moved - Though he may for a season be afflicted, yet he shall not be eternally destroyed.
psa 112:7Evil tidings - At the report of approaching calamities.
psa 112:9Dispersed - His goods, freely and liberally. Righteousness - His liberality, or the reward of it. Ever - What he gives is not lost, but indeed is the only part of his estate, which will abide with him to all eternity.
psa 112:10The desire - Either of the misery of good men; or of his own constant prosperity.