Psalm 72:1 Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son.

King James Version

{A Psalm for Solomon.} Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Holman Bible

God, give Your justice to the king and Your righteousness to the king's son.

International Standard Version

God, endow the king with ability to render your justice, and the king's son to render your right decisions.

A Conservative Version

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness to the king's son.

American Standard Version

Give the king thy judgments, O God, And thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Amplified

Give the king [knowledge of] Your [way of] judging, O God, and [the spirit of] Your righteousness to the king's son [to control all his actions].

Bible in Basic English

Give the king your authority, O God, and your righteousness to the king's son.

Darby Translation

{For Solomon.} O God, give the king thy judgments, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

Julia Smith Translation

To Solomon. O God, thou wilt give thy judgments to the king, and thy justice to the king's son.

King James 2000

[A Psalm of Solomon.] Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness unto the king's son.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O God, give your judgments to [the] king, and your righteousness to [the] king's son.

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of Solomon. Give the King Your judgments, O God, and Your righteousness to the King's son.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Of Solomon} Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

NET Bible

For Solomon. O God, grant the king the ability to make just decisions! Grant the king's son the ability to make fair decisions!

New Heart English Bible

God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.

The Emphasized Bible

O God! thy justice, give, unto the king, And thy righteousness, unto the son of a king;

Webster

A Psalm for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness to the king's son.

World English Bible

God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.

Youngs Literal Translation

By Solomon. O God, Thy judgments to the king give, And Thy righteousness to the king's son.

References

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

1 Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's son. 2 May he judge Your people with righteousness And Your afflicted with justice.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 22:12-13

"Only the LORD give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the LORD your God.

1 Kings 1:39-4

Zadok the priest then took the horn of oil from the tent and anointed Solomon Then they blew the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long live King Solomon!"

1 Chronicles 29:19

and give to my son Solomon a perfect heart to keep Your commandments, Your testimonies and Your statutes, and to do them all, and to build the temple, for which I have made provision."

2 Chronicles 1:10

"Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?"

Psalm 127:1

Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain.

Isaiah 11:2

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

John 3:34

"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure.

Hebrews 1:8-9

But of the Son He says, "YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER, AND THE RIGHTEOUS SCEPTER IS THE SCEPTER OF HIS KINGDOM.



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