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Psalms 72

Book of Psalms - Chapter 72

Psalms 72:1

God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.

Psalms 72:2

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Psalms 72:3

The mountains shall bring prosperity to the people. The hills bring the fruit of righteousness.

Psalms 72:4

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the children of the needy, and will break the oppressor in pieces.

Psalms 72:5

They shall fear you while the sun endures; and as long as the moon, throughout all generations.

Psalms 72:6

He will come down like rain on the mown grass, as showers that water the earth.

Psalms 72:7

In his days, the righteous shall flourish, and abundance of peace, until the moon is no more.

Psalms 72:8

He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, from the River to the ends of the earth.

Psalms 72:9

Those who dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him. His enemies shall lick the dust.

Psalms 72:10

The kings of Tarshish and of the islands will bring tribute. The kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.

Psalms 72:11

Yes, all kings shall fall down before him. All nations shall serve him.

Psalms 72:12

For he will deliver the needy when he cries; the poor, who has no helper.

Psalms 72:13

He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy.

Psalms 72:14

He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence. Their blood will be precious in his sight.

Psalms 72:15

They shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba. Men shall pray for him continually. They shall bless him all day long.

Psalms 72:16

Abundance of grain shall be throughout the land. Its fruit sways like Lebanon. Let it flourish, thriving like the grass of the field.

Psalms 72:17

His name endures forever. His name continues as long as the sun. Men shall be blessed by him. All nations will call him blessed.

Psalms 72:18

Praise be to the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds.

Psalms 72:19

Blessed be his glorious name forever! Let the whole earth be filled with his glory! Amen and amen.

Psalms 72:20

This ends the prayers by David, the son of Jesse. BOOK III A Psalm by Asaph.