New International Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.
World English Bible
He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.
Young's Literal Translation
He judgeth Thy people with righteousness, And Thy poor with judgment.
Psalm 72:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke'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.
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It is pleasant, then, to find that there is one thing which is to last for ever. Concerning that one thing we hope to speak to-night, if God will enable me to preach, and you to hear. "His name shall endure for ever." First, the religion sanctified by his name shall endure for ever; secondly, the honor of his name shall endure for ever; and thirdly, the saving, comforting power of his name shall endure for ever. I. First, the religion of the name of Jesus is to endure for ever. When impostors forged …
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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."
Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
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.
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--
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.
See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice.
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