David, praying for Solomon, sheweth the goodness and glory of his, in type, and in truth, of Christ's Kingdom.
Psalms 72:1 Geue the kinge thy iudgmet (o God) and thy rightuousnesse vnto the kynges sonne. Psalms 72:2 That he maye gouerne thy people acordinge vnto right, and defende thy poore. Psalms 72:3 That the mountaynes maye brynge peace, and the litle hilles rightuousnes vnto the people. Psalms 72:4 He shal kepe the symple folke by their right, defende the childre of the poore, and punysh the wrongeous doer. Psalms 72:5 Thou shalt be feared as longe as ye Sonne and the Moone endureth, from one generacion to another. Psalms 72:6 He shal come downe like the rayne in to a flese of woll, and like the droppes that water ye earth. Psalms 72:7 In his tyme shal rightuousnesse florish, yee and abundauce of peace, so longe as the Moone endureth. Psalms 72:8 His dominion shalbe from the one see to the other, and from the floude vnto the worldes ende. Psalms 72:9 They that dwell in the wildernes, shal knele before him, & his enemies shal licke the dust. Psalms 72:10 The kynges of the see and of the Iles shal brynge presentes, ye kinges of Araby & Saba shall offre giftes. Psalms 72:11 All kynges shal worshipe him, & all Heithe shal do him seruyce. Psalms 72:12 For he shal deliuer the poore whe he crieth, & the nedy yt hath no helpe. Psalms 72:13 He shall be fauorable to the symple & poore, he shal preserue the soules of soch as be in aduersite. Psalms 72:14 He shal deliuer their soules from extorcion & wronge, & deare shal their bloude be in his sight. Psalms 72:15 He shal lyue, & vnto him shalbe geue of ye golde of Arabia: Prayer shal be made euer vnto him, & daylie shal he be praysed. Psalms 72:16 There shalbe an heape of corne in the earth hye vpon the hilles, his frute shal shake like Libanus, Psalms 72:17 & shal be grene in the cite, like grasse vpo the earth.
He blesseth God.
Psalms 72:18 His name shal endure for euer, his name shal remayne vnder the sonne amonge the posterites, which shalbe blessed thorow him, & all the Heithen shal prayse him. Psalms 72:19 Blessed be the LORDE God, euen the God of Israel, which only doth woderous thinges. Psalms 72:20 And blessed be the name of his maiesty for euer, and all londes be fulfilled with his glory. Amen, Amen.