Amplified Bible

Psalm 72

The Reign of the Righteous King.

A Psalm of Solomon.

1Give the king [knowledge of] Your judgments, O God,
And [the spirit of] Your righteousness to the king’s son [to guide all his ways].

May he judge Your people with righteousness,
And Your afflicted with justice.

The mountains will bring peace and prosperity to the people,
And the hills, in [the establishment of] righteousness.

May he bring justice to the poor among the people,
Save the children of the needy
And crush the oppressor,


Let them fear You [with awe-inspired reverence and worship You with obedience] while the sun endures,
And as long as the moon [reflects light], throughout all generations.

May he come down like rain on the mown grass,
Like showers that water the earth.

In his days may the righteous flourish,
And peace abound until the moon is no more.


May he also rule from sea to sea
And from the River [Euphrates] to the ends of the earth.

The nomads of the desert will bow before him,
And his enemies will [a]lick the dust.
10 
The kings of Tarshish and of the islands will bring offerings;
The kings of Sheba and Seba will offer gifts.
11 
Yes, all kings will bow down before him,
All nations will serve him.

12 
For he will rescue the needy when he cries for help,
The afflicted and abused also, and him who has no helper.
13 
He will have compassion on the poor and needy,
And he will save the lives of the needy.
14 
He will redeem their life from oppression and fraud and violence,
And their blood will be precious in His sight.
15 
So may he live, and may the gold of Sheba be given to him;
And let them pray for him continually;
Let them bless and praise him all day long.

16 
There will be an abundance of grain in the soil on the top of the [b]mountains;
Its fruit will wave like [the cedars of] Lebanon,
And those of the city will flourish like grass of the earth.
17 
May his name endure forever;
May his name continue as long as the sun;
And let men bless themselves by him;
Let all nations call him blessed.

18 
Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel,
Who alone does wonderful things.
19 
Blessed be His glorious name forever;
And may the whole earth be filled with His glory.
Amen and Amen.

20 
The prayers of David son of Jesse are ended.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 72:9 I.e. lay themselves face down in submission.
  2. Psalm 72:16 I.e. the most barren part of the land.

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Simplified)

诗篇 72

为君王祈祷

所罗门的诗。

1上帝啊,
求你将你的公正赐给王,
将你的公义赐给王的儿子。
让他凭公义审判你的子民,
按公平对待那些贫苦的人。
愿大山给百姓带来繁荣,
小山带来公义。
愿他保护百姓中受苦的人,
拯救贫穷的人,打倒欺压者。
只要日月尚存,
愿百姓永远敬畏你。
愿他的统治如春雨降在新割过的草场上,
又像甘霖滋润大地。
在他统治之下,
愿义人兴旺,国富民强,
如月长存。
愿他的疆域横跨洋海,
从幼发拉底河直到地极。
愿旷野的居民都来向他下拜,
敌人都扑倒在尘土中。
10 愿他施、示巴和西巴的君王都来纳贡称臣。
11 愿君王都敬拜他,
万国都事奉他。

12 贫穷人呼求,他便搭救;
困苦人无助,他就伸出援手。
13 他怜悯软弱和贫困的人,
拯救贫困人的性命。
14 他要救他们脱离别人的压迫和暴力,
因为他爱惜他们的生命。
15 愿王寿命长久,
愿人们将示巴的金子献给他,
不断为他祷告,
终日称颂他。
16 愿遍地五谷丰登,
山顶上出产丰富,
如黎巴嫩的密林。
愿各城人口稠密如原野的青草。
17 愿他的名流芳百世,如日长存。
愿万国都因他而蒙福,
都称颂他。
18 以色列的上帝耶和华当受称颂,
唯有祂行奇妙的事。
19 愿祂荣耀的名永受称颂!
愿普天下充满祂的荣耀。
阿们!阿们!
20 耶西的儿子大卫的祷告结束。