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and Your righteousness to the king’s son. r
and Your afflicted ones with justice. s
3 May the mountains bring prosperity t to the people
and the hills, righteousness. u
help the poor,
and crush the oppressor. v
5 May he continue w while the sun endures
and as long as the moon, throughout all generations. x
like spring showers that water the earth. y
7 May the righteous z flourish in his days
and prosperity a abound
until the moon is no more. b
and from the Euphrates
to the ends of the earth. c
and his enemies lick the dust. d
and the coasts and islands bring tribute,
the kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts. e
all nations serve him. f
and the afflicted who have no helper. g
and save the lives of the poor. h
May gold from Sheba be given to him.
May prayer be offered for him continually,
and may he be blessed all day long. l
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. m
as long as the sun shines,
may his fame increase.
May all nations be blessed by him
and call him blessed. n
who alone does wonders, be praised. o
the whole earth is filled with His glory. p
* Amen and amen.
20 The prayers of David son of Jesse are concluded. q
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