Endow the king with your justice,1 O God, the royal son with your righteousness.
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He will judge your people in righteousness,2 your afflicted ones with justice.
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The mountains will bring prosperity to the people, the hills the fruit of righteousness.
He will defend the afflicted3 among the people and save the children of the needy;4 he will crush the oppressor.5
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He will endure6 as long as the sun, as long as the moon, through all generations.7
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He will be like rain8 falling on a mown field, like showers watering the earth.
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In his days the righteous will flourish;9 prosperity will abound till the moon is no more.
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He will rule from sea to sea and from the River10 to the ends of the earth.11
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The desert tribes will bow before him and his enemies will lick the dust.