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Psalms 72:1 ←
A Psalm for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.
Psalms 72:2 ←
He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.
Psalms 72:3 ←
The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness.
Psalms 72:4 ←
He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.
Psalms 72:5 ←
They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.
Psalms 72:6 ←
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.
Psalms 72:7 ←
In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.
Psalms 72:8 ←
He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.
Psalms 72:9 ←
They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
Psalms 72:10 ←
The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
Psalms 72:11 ←
Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.
Psalms 72:12 ←
For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.
Psalms 72:13 ←
He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.
Psalms 72:14 ←
He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Psalms 72:15 ←
And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.
Psalms 72:16 ←
There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.
Psalms 72:17 ←
His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.
Psalms 72:18 ←
Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things.
Psalms 72:19 ←
And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.
Psalms 72:20 ←
The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.