Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Of Solomon} Give the king thy judgments, O God, 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.

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.

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 {Of Solomon} Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. 2 Then shall he judge thy people according unto right, and defend the poor.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 22:12-13

And the LORD give thee wisdom and understanding, and make thee governor of Israel, and to keep the law of the LORD thy God.

1 Kings 1:39-4

And Zadok the priest took a horn of oil out of the tabernacle and anointed Solomon. And they blew a trumpet, and they all said, "God save king Solomon!"

1 Chronicles 29:19

And give unto Solomon my son, a pure heart to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies and thine ordinances, and to do all, and to build the house which I intended."

2 Chronicles 1:10

Wherefore give me wisdom and knowledge how to behave myself unto this people: for who is able to judge this people that is so great?"

Psalm 127:1

{A song of the stairs} Except the LORD build the house, their labour is but lost that build it. Except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

Isaiah 11:2

And on him shall light the spirit of the LORD: the spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the spirit of counsel and of strength, the spirit of knowledge and of reverence, and it shall make him savour of the fear of the LORD

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the time cometh, sayeth the LORD, that I will raise up the righteous Branch of David, which shall bear rule, and discuss matters with wisdom, and shall set up equity and righteousness again in the earth.

John 3:34

For he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God. For God giveth not the spirit by measure.

Hebrews 1:8-9

But unto the son he saith, "God, thy seat shall be forever, and ever. The sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.

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