He will judge your people in righteousness,1 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 afflicted2 among the people and save the children of the needy;3 he will crush the oppressor.4
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He will endure5 as long as the sun, as long as the moon, through all generations.6
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He will be like rain7 falling on a mown field, like showers watering the earth.
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In his days the righteous will flourish;8 prosperity will abound till the moon is no more.
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He will rule from sea to sea and from the River9 to the ends of the earth.10
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The desert tribes will bow before him and his enemies will lick the dust.
The kings of Tarshish11 and of distant shores12 will bring tribute to him; the kings of Sheba13 and Seba will present him gifts.14
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All kings will bow down15 to him and all nations will serve16 him.
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For he will deliver the needy who cry out, the afflicted who have no one to help.