[a]May [b]he (A)judge Your people with righteousness
And [c](B)Your afflicted with justice.

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  1. Psalm 72:2 Or He will judge
  2. Psalm 72:2 Many of the pronouns in this Psalm may be rendered He since the typical reference is to the Messiah
  3. Psalm 72:2 Or Your humble

13 He will have (A)compassion on the poor and needy,
And he will save the [a]lives of the needy.
14 He will [b](B)rescue their [c]life from oppression and violence,
And their blood will be (C)precious in his sight;

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  1. Psalm 72:13 Lit souls
  2. Psalm 72:14 Lit redeem
  3. Psalm 72:14 Lit soul

14 The Lord (A)enters into judgment with the elders and leaders of His people,
“It is you who have [a](B)devoured the vineyard;
The (C)goods stolen from the poor are in your houses.

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  1. Isaiah 3:14 Lit grazed over