Psalm 72 – Sing Praise To Our God Psalm 72 is a Psalm, or song of praise. The Psalmist takes up the challenge issued in Psalm 50 to sum up in one psalm all that has been said in many. Psalm 72 begins with a call to worship God for his mercy and justice (verses 1-5). Psalms 72:1-4 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Psalms 72:5 He who is the salvation of Israel, their ruler and guide,[a] Psalms 72:6 the Holy One of Israel, their redeemer.[b] [a](Psalms 72:5) Psalms 72:7-8 May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples justly and guide the nations of the earth.
Psalms 72:9 Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you! Psalms 72:10 The earth has yielded its harvests; let God, our God, bless us.
Psalms 72:11 May God bless us, and may all the ends of the earth fear him! Psalm 72 is a Psalm about justice and peace on Earth. Psalm 72 details how when peace comes all will submit to the rule of “God our Savior”. Psalm 72 Psalms 72:12-17 Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son Psalms 72:18 May he judge your people in righteousness, and your poor with justice! Psalms 72:19 Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness! Psalms 72:20 May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the needy, and crush those who wrongfully oppress! Psalms 72:21 May they fear you while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations Psalms 72:22 For he will come down like rain upon the mown grass, as showers that water the earth Psalms 72:23 In his days the righteous will flourish; prosperity will abound till the moon is no more. Psalms 72:24 He will rule from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth Psalms 72:25 The desert tribes will bow before him and his enemies will lick the dust. Psalms 72:26 The kings of Tarshish and of distant shores will bring tribute to him Psalms 72:27 and the kings of Sheba and Seba will offer gifts Psalms 72:28 His name will endure forever Psalms 72:29 Men will speak of the might of his deeds, and I will recount all his praises Psalms 72:30 They will proclaim his splendor Psalms 72:31 Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who alone does marvelous deeds Psalms 72 Psalm 72 – Sing Praise To Our God