Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

New American Standard Bible

A Psalm of Solomon.
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

Solomonic.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 judgments, O God,
And [the spirit of] Your righteousness to the king’s son [to guide all his ways].

Bible in Basic English

Give the king your authority, O God, and your righteousness to 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 {For Solomon.} O God, give the king thy judgments, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. 2 He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 22:12-13

Only, Jehovah give thee wisdom and understanding, and place thee over Israel, and to keep the law of Jehovah thy God.

1 Kings 1:39-4

And Zadok the priest took the horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet; and all the people said, Long live king Solomon!

1 Chronicles 29:19

And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all, and to build the palace, 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 judge this thy great people?

Psalm 127:1

{A Song of degrees. Of Solomon.} Unless Jehovah build the house, in vain do its builders labour in it; unless Jehovah keep the city, the keeper watcheth in vain:

Isaiah 11:2

and the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Jehovah.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, when I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, who shall reign as king, and act wisely, and shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.

John 3:34

for he whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives not the Spirit by measure.

Hebrews 1:8-9

but as to the Son, Thy throne, O God, is to the age of the age, and a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.

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