Psalms Chapter 72 Darby English Bible

Psalms 72:1

{For Solomon.} O God, give the king thy judgments, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Psalms 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Psalms 72:3

The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, by righteousness.

Psalms 72:4

He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalms 72:5

They shall fear thee as long as sun and moon endure, from generation to generation.

Psalms 72:6

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

Psalms 72:7

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

Psalms 72:8

And he shall have dominion from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.

Psalms 72:9

The dwellers in the desert shall bow before him, and his enemies shall lick the dust.

Psalms 72:10

The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall render presents; the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer tribute:

Psalms 72:11

Yea, all kings shall bow down before him; all nations shall serve him.

Psalms 72:12

For he will deliver the needy who crieth, and the afflicted, who hath no helper;

Psalms 72:13

He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy:

Psalms 72:14

He will redeem their souls from oppression 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; and prayer shall be made for him continually: all the day shall he be blessed.

Psalms 72:16

There shall be abundance of corn in the earth, upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon; and they of the city shall bloom like the herb 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 bless themselves in him; all nations shall call him blessed.

Psalms 72:18

Blessed be Jehovah Elohim, the God of Israel, who alone 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.