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Psalm 72 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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The Reign of the Righteous King.

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A Psalm of Solomon.
Give the king thy judgments, O God,
And thy righteousness unto the king’s son.
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He will judge thy people with righteousness,
And thy poor with justice.
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The mountains shall bring peace to the people,
And the hills, in righteousness.
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He will judge the poor of the people,
He will save the children of the needy,
And will break in pieces the oppressor.
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They shall fear thee while the sun endureth,
And so long as the moon, throughout all generations.
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He will come down like rain upon the mown grass,
As showers that water the earth.
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In his days shall the righteous flourish,
And abundance of peace, till the moon be no more.
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He shall have dominion also from sea to sea,
And from the River unto the ends of the earth.
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They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him;
And his enemies shall lick the dust.
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The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall render tribute:
The kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
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Yea, all kings shall fall down before him;
All nations shall serve him.
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For he will deliver the needy when he crieth,
And the poor, that hath no helper.
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He will have pity on the poor and needy,
And the souls of the needy he will save.
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He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence;
And precious will their blood be in his sight:
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And they shall live; and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba:
And men shall pray for him continually;
They shall bless him all the day long.
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There shall be abundance of grain 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.
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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 happy.
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Blessed be Jehovah God, the God of Israel,
Who only doeth wondrous things:
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And blessed be his glorious name for ever;
And let the whole earth be filled with his glory.
Amen, and Amen.
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The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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