1 Give the king aYour judgments, O God, And bYour righteousness to the king's son. 2 May he ajudge Your people with righteousness And bYour afflicted with justice. 3 Let the mountains bring apeace to the people, And the hills, in righteousness. 4 May he avindicate the afflicted of the people, Save the children of the needy And crush the oppressor. 5 Let them fear You awhile the sun endures, And as long as the moon, throughout all generations. 6 May he come down alike rain upon the mown grass, Like bshowers that water the earth. 7 In his days may the arighteous flourish, And babundance of peace till the moon is no more. 8 May he also rule afrom sea to sea And from the River to the ends of the earth. 9 Let athe nomads of the desert bbow before him, And his enemies click the dust. 10 Let the kings of aTarshish and of the bislands bring presents; The kings of cSheba and dSeba eoffer gifts. 11 And let all akings bow down before him, All bnations serve him. 12 For he will adeliver the needy when he cries for help, The afflicted also, and him who has no helper. 13 He will have acompassion on the poor and needy, And the lives of the needy he will save. 14 He will arescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be bprecious in his sight; 15 So may he live, and may the agold of Sheba be given to him; And let them pray for him continually; Let them bless him all day long. 16 May there be abundance of grain in the earth on top of the mountains; Its fruit will wave like the cedars of aLebanon; And may those from the city flourish like bvegetation of the earth. 17 May his aname endure forever; May his name increase bas long as the sun shines; And let men cbless themselves by him; dLet all nations call him blessed. 18 aBlessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, Who alone bworks wonders. 19 And blessed be His aglorious name forever; And may the whole bearth be filled with His glory. cAmen, and Amen. 20 The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.