May the mountains bring prosperity to the people,
    the hills the fruit of righteousness.
May he defend the afflicted(A) among the people
    and save the children of the needy;(B)
    may he crush the oppressor.(C)
May he endure[a](D) as long as the sun,
    as long as the moon, through all generations.(E)
May he be like rain(F) falling on a mown field,
    like showers watering the earth.
In his days may the righteous flourish(G)
    and prosperity abound till the moon is no more.

May he rule from sea to sea
    and from the River[b](H) to the ends of the earth.(I)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 72:5 Septuagint; Hebrew You will be feared
  2. Psalm 72:8 That is, the Euphrates