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Psalm 72 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:1 - By Solomon. O God, Thy judgments to the king give, And Thy righteousness to the king's son.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:2 - He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:3 - The mountains bear peace to the people, And the heights by righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:4 - He judgeth the poor of the people, Giveth deliverance to the sons of the needy, And bruiseth the oppressor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:5 - They fear Thee with the sun, and before the moon, Generation -- generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:6 - He cometh down as rain on mown grass, As showers -- sprinkling the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:7 - Flourish in his days doth the righteous, And abundance of peace till the moon is not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:8 - And he ruleth from sea unto sea, And from the river unto the ends of earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:9 - Before him bow do the inhabitants of the dry places, And his enemies lick the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:10 - Kings of Tarshish and of the isles send back a present. Kings of Sheba and Seba a reward bring near.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:11 - And all kings do bow themselves to him, All nations do serve him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:12 - For he delivereth the needy who crieth, And the poor when he hath no helper,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:13 - He hath pity on the poor and needy, And the souls of the needy he saveth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:14 - From fraud and from violence he redeemeth their soul, And precious is their blood in his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:15 - And he liveth, and giveth to him of the gold of Sheba, And prayeth for him continually, All the day he doth bless him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:16 - There is a handful of corn in the earth, On the top of mountains, Shake like Lebanon doth its fruit, And they flourish out of the city as the herb of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:17 - His name is to the age, Before the sun is his name continued, And they bless themselves in him, All nations do pronounce him happy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:18 - Blessed is Jehovah God, God of Israel, He alone is doing wonders,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:19 - And blessed is the Name of His honour to the age, And the whole earth is filled with His honour. Amen, and amen!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:20 - The prayers of David son of Jesse have been ended.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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