1Give the king1Your judgments, O God, And 2Your righteousness to the king'sson.
2aMay bhe 3judge Your people with righteousness And c4Your afflicted with justice.
3dLet the mountainsbringe5peace to the people, And the hills, in righteousness.
4fMay he 6vindicate the gafflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor.
5hLet them fear You 7while the sun endures, And ias long as the moon, throughout allgenerations.
6jMay he comedown8like rain upon the mown grass, Like 9showers that water the earth.
In his dayskmay the 10righteousflourish, And 11abundance of peacetill the moon is nomore.
May he also rule12from sea to sea And from the River to the ends of the earth.
9lLet 13the nomads of the desert14bowbefore him, And his enemies15lick the dust.
10mLet the kings of 16Tarshish and of the n17islandsbringpresents ; The kings of 18Sheba and 19Seba20offerogifts.
11pAnd let all21kingsbowdown before him, All22nationsserve him.
For he will 23deliver the needy when he cries for help, The qafflicted also, and him who hasnohelper.
He will have24compassion on the poor and needy, And the rlives of the needy he will save.
He will s25rescue their tlife from oppression and violence, And their blood will be 26precious in his sight ;
So may he live, and may the 27gold of Sheba be given to him; And let uthem pray for him continually ; Let vthem bless him allday long.
May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains ; Its fruit will wave like the cedars of 28Lebanon ; And may those from the cityflourish like 29vegetation of the earth.
May his 30nameendureforever ; May his namewincreasex31as long as the sun shines; And let men 32bless themselves by him; 33Let allnationscall him blessed.
1834Blessed be the LORDGod, the God of Israel, Who alone35workswonders.
And blessed be His 36gloriousnameforever ; And may the whole37earth be filled with His glory. 38Amen, and Amen.
The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.