|New International Version (© 2011)|
May he judge your people in righteousness, your afflicted ones with justice.
King James Bible
He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.
American Standard Version
He will judge thy people with righteousness, And thy poor with justice.
Young's Literal Translation
He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
Psalm 72:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall judge thy people with righteousness - With justice and mercy mixed, or according to equity.
And thy poor with judgment - Every one according to the law which thou hast appointed; but with especial tenderness to the poor and afflicted.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalm 72:12-14 For he shall deliver the needy when he cries; the poor also, and him that has no helper...
Psalm 45:6,7 Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the scepter of your kingdom is a right scepter...
1 Kings 3:5-10 In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give you...
Isaiah 11:3-5 And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes...
Isaiah 32:1,17 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment...
Jeremiah 33:15 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up to David...
Revelation 19:11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat on him was called Faithful and True...
Psalm 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, said the LORD...
Psalm 82:3,4 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy...
Job 34:19 How much less to him that accepts not the persons of princes, nor regards the rich more than the poor?...
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1 Kings 3:9 So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?"
1 Kings 10:9 Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the LORD's eternal love for Israel, he has made you king to maintain justice and righteousness."
Psalm 82:3 Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
Isaiah 9:7 Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this.
Isaiah 11:2 The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him-- the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD--
Isaiah 11:4 but with righteousness he will judge the needy, with justice he will give decisions for the poor of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; with the breath of his lips he will slay the wicked.
Isaiah 32:1 See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice.