Psalms Chapter 72

Psalms 72:1 O God, please teach the king To be fair and righteous, like You are.

Psalms 72:2 Help the king judge your people fairly.  Help him make wise decisions for your poor people.

Psalms 72:3 Let there be peace and justice throughout the land, let it be known on every mountain and hill.

Psalms 72:4 Let the king do what is right To poor people and save Their children and punish those who oppress other people.

Psalms 72:5 May people always fear and respect you, God,  as long as the sun shines and the moon is in the sky..

Psalms 72:6 Let the king be to his people Like rain on the the mowed grass, like showers falling on the land.

Psalms 72:7 Let goodness grow everywhere while he is king. Let peace continue as long as there is a moon.

Psalms 72:8 Let the king rule From big sea to  sea.  On the other side of Euphrates River and to the furthest places on earth

Psalms 72:9 Let the people who live in the desert Come and bow before the king.  His enemies bow before him with their faces in the dirt.

Psalms 72:10 Let the kings of Tarshish And the islands come And bring him gifts. Let the kings of the lands of Sheba and Seba will offer gifts.

Psalms 72:11 Let all the kings bow down Before him and let all the people of the nations serve him.

Psalms 72:12 The he king helps the poor who cry out to the king, those in need who have no one to help them.

Psalms 72:13 The king will feel sorry for the poor people and those who have nothing. The king will protects their lives.

Psalms 72:14 The king will save them from evil people who oppress them and make them suffer.  The lives of the poor people are very important and precious to the king.

Psalms 72:15 Let the king live for a long time and let people bring him gold from Sheba.  Let the people always pray that God will bless the king and be with him every day.

Psalms 72:16 Please let there always be alot of grain in the soil on the top of the mountains; And it fruits must grow like the plants On the Lebanon Mountains.  Let there be a lot of people in the cities, as many as the grass in the fields.

Psalms 72:17 Let the people always remember the king and let him be famous for as long as the sun shines.  Lord, bless all the nations because of the king.  Let all the nations be blessed through him and may they all bless the King.

Psalms 72:18 Praise the Lord, The God of Israel.  Only God does wonderful and amazing things.

Psalms 72:19 Praise the Lord’s glorious name forever!  Let his glory fill the whole world.  Amen and Amen!

Psalms 72:20 The prayers of David, son of Jesse, stop here.