and your righteousness to the king’s son.k
and your afflicted ones with justice.l
3 May the mountains bring well-being* to the people
and the hills, righteousness.m
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor.n
5 May they fear youB while the sun endures
and as long as the moon, throughout all generations.o
like spring showers that water the earth.p
7 May the righteousC flourish in his days
and well-being abound
until the moon is no more.q
and from the Euphrates
to the ends of the earth.r
and his enemies lick the dust.s
and the coasts and islands bring tribute,
the kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.t
all nations serve him.u
and the afflicted who have no helper.v
and save the lives of the poor.w
May gold from Sheba be given to him.
May prayer be offered for him continually,
and may he be blessed all day long.y
may it wave on the tops of the mountains.
May its crops be like Lebanon.
May people flourish in the cities
like the grass of the field.z
as long as the sun shines,
may his fame increase.
May all nations be blessed by him
and call him blessed.aa
who alone does wonders.ab
the whole earth is filled with his glory.ac
Amen and amen.
20 The prayers of David son of Jesse are concluded.ad
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