Of Solomon.

1 Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness.
References for Psalms 72:1
2 May he judge your people in righteousness, your afflicted ones with justice.
3 May the mountains bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness.
4 May he defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy; may he crush the oppressor.
References for Psalms 72:4
5 May he endurea as long as the sun, as long as the moon, through all generations.
References for Psalms 72:5
    • Ĝ 72:5 - Septuagint; Hebrew "You will be feared"
      6 May he be like rain falling on a mown field, like showers watering the earth.
      References for Psalms 72:6
      7 In his days may the righteous flourish and prosperity abound till the moon is no more.
      References for Psalms 72:7
      8 May he rule from sea to sea and from the Riverb to the ends of the earth.
      References for Psalms 72:8
        • ĝ 72:8 - That is, the Euphrates
          9 May the desert tribes bow before him and his enemies lick the dust.