1 Give thy judgments to the King, O God,
and thy righteousness to the King’s son.
2 Then shall he judge thy people in
righteousness, and thy poor with equity.
3 The mountains, and the hills shall bring
peace to the people by justice.
4 He shall judge the poor of the people: he shall
save the children of the needy, and shall subdue the
5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and
moon endureth, from generation to generation.
6 He shall come down like the rain upon the mown
grass, and as the showers that water the earth.
7 In his days shall the righteous flourish, and abundance
of peace shall be so long as the moon endureth.
8 His dominion shall be also from sea to sea,
and from the river unto the ends of the land.
9 They that dwell in the wilderness, shall kneel
before him, and his enemies shall lick the dust.
10 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall
bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall
11 Yea, all kings shall worship him: all nations
shall serve him.
12 For he shall deliver the poor when he crieth:
the needy also, and him that hath no helper.
13 He shall be merciful to the poor and needy,
and shall preserve the souls of the poor.
14 He shall redeem their souls from deceit and violence,
and dear shall their blood be in his sight.
15 Yea, he shall live, and unto him shall they give
of the gold of Sheba: they shall also pray for him
continually, and daily bless him.
16 An handful of corn shall be sown in the earth, even
in the top of the mountains, and the fruit thereof shalt
shake like the trees of Lebanon: and the children shall
flourish out of the city like the grass of the earth.
17 His name shall be forever: his name shall endure
as long as the Sun: all nations shall bless him, and
be blessed in him.
18 Blessed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel
which only doeth wondrous things.
19 And blessed be his glorious Name forever: and
let all the earth be filled with his glory. So be it, even
so be it.
 Here end the prayers of David the son of