20 Your servant Joab did this to change the present situation. My lord has wisdom(A) like that of an angel of God—he knows everything that happens in the land.(B)

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The Spirit(A) of the Lord will rest on him—
    the Spirit of wisdom(B) and of understanding,
    the Spirit of counsel and of might,(C)
    the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord
and he will delight in the fear(D) of the Lord.

He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes,(E)
    or decide by what he hears with his ears;(F)
but with righteousness(G) he will judge the needy,(H)
    with justice(I) he will give decisions for the poor(J) of the earth.
He will strike(K) the earth with the rod of his mouth;(L)
    with the breath(M) of his lips he will slay the wicked.(N)

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The Kingdom of Righteousness

32 See, a king(A) will reign in righteousness
    and rulers will rule with justice.(B)

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16 The Lord’s justice(A) will dwell in the desert,(B)
    his righteousness(C) live in the fertile field.

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The Lord is exalted,(A) for he dwells on high;(B)
    he will fill Zion with his justice(C) and righteousness.(D)

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