Psalm 72:2 {71:2}
Good News Translation
so that he will rule over your people with justice and govern the oppressed with righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
Let him be honest and fair with all your people, especially the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.

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Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.

He shall

Psalm 72:12-14 For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper. . . .

Psalm 45:6,7 Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of uprightness. . . .

1 Kings 3:5-10 And the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee. . . .

Isaiah 11:3-5 And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears. . . .

Isaiah 32:1,17 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment. . . .

Jeremiah 33:15 In those days, and at that time, I will make the bud of justice to spring forth unto David, and he shall do judgment and justice in the earth.

Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened: and behold a white horse. And he that sat upon him was called faithful and true: and with justice doth he judge and fight.


thy poor

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 82:3,4 Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor. . . .

Job 34:19 Who accepteth not the persons of princes: nor hath regarded the tyrant, when he contended against the poor man: for all are the work of his hands.

Context
Endow the King with Your Justice
1A psalm on Solomon. 2Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.3Let the mountains receive peace for the people: and the hills justice.…
Cross References
1 Kings 3:9
Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous?

1 Kings 10:9
Blessed be the Lord thy God, whom thou hast pleased, and who hath set thee upon the throne of Israel, because the Lord hath loved Israel for ever, and hath appointed thee king, to do judgment and justice.

Psalm 82:3
Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.

Isaiah 9:7
His empire shall be multiplied, and there shall be no end of peace: he shall sit upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom; to establish it and strengthen it with judgment and with justice, from henceforth and for ever: the zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 11:2
And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness.

Isaiah 11:4
But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.

Isaiah 32:1
Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Isaiah 32:17
And the work of justice shall be peace, and the service of justice quietness, and security for ever.

Isaiah 42:3
The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

Jeremiah 23:5
Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.

Additional Translations
He will judge Your people with righteousness and Your afflicted with justice.He shall judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with judgment.

He will judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with justice.

that he may judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
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