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Book of Psalms
Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy
righteousness unto the king's son.
72:2 He shall judge thy people with righteousness,
and thy poor with judgment.
72:3 The mountains shall bring peace to the people,
and the little hills, by righteousness.
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.
72:5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and
moon endure, throughout all generations.
72:6 He shall come down like rain upon the mown
grass: as showers that water the earth.
72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and
abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.
72:8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea,
and from the river unto the ends of the earth.
72:9 They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow
before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.
72:10 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall
bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall
72:11 Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all
nations shall serve him.
72:12 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth;
the poor also, and him that hath no helper.
72:13 He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall
save the souls of the needy.
72:14 He shall redeem their soul from deceit and
violence: and precious shall their blood be in his
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.
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.
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.
72:18 Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel,
who only doeth wondrous things.
72:19 And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and
let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen,
72:20 The prayers of David the son of Jesse are
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Summary of Psalm 72
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The temptation of the
weak, upon seeing the prosperity of the wicked, is overcome by the
consideration of the justice of God, who will quickly render to
every one according to his works.
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prosperity of the wicked, is overcome by the consideration of the
justice of God, who will quickly render to every one according to