Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

{For Solomon.} O God, give the king thy judgments, 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.

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 O God! thy justice, give, unto the king, And thy righteousness, unto the son of a king; 2 May he judge, Thy people with righteousness; And thine oppressed ones with justice;


Cross References

1 Chronicles 22:12-13

Only Yahweh give thee discretion and understanding, and give thee charge over Israel, - so that thou take heed unto the law of Yahweh thy God.

1 Kings 1:39-4

Then took Zadok the priest, the horn of oil out of the Tent, and anointed Solomon, - and they blew with a ram's horn, and all the people said, Long live King Solomon!

1 Chronicles 29:19

Also, unto Solomon my son, give thou an undivided heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, - to do the whole, and to build the palace for which I have prepared.

2 Chronicles 1:10

Now, wisdom and knowledge, give thou unto me, that I may go out before this people, and may come in, - for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

Psalm 127:1

If, Yahweh, build not the house, in vain, have the builders of it toiled thereon, If, Yahweh, watch not the city, in vain, hath the watchman kept awake:

Isaiah 11:2

The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and reverence of Yahweh;

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Lo! days are coming, Declareth Yahweh, when I will raise up to David A righteous Bud, And he shall reign as king, and prosper, And shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

John 3:34

For, he whom God hath sent, the sayings of God, doth speak; for, not by measure, giveth he the Spirit.

Hebrews 1:8-9

but, as to the Son, - Thy throne, O God, is unto times age-abiding, and - A sceptre of equity, is the sceptre of his kingdom,

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