Psalm 72:3 {71:3}
Good News Translation
May the land enjoy prosperity; may it experience righteousness.

New Revised Standard Version
May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
Let peace and justice rule every mountain and hill.

New American Bible
That the mountains may yield their bounty for the people, and the hills great abundance,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let the mountains receive peace for the people: and the hills justice.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let the mountains receive peace for the people: and the hills justice.


Psalm 72:16 And there shall be a firmament on the earth on the tops of mountains, above Libanus shall the fruit thereof be exalted: and they of the city shall flourish like the grass of the earth.

Isaiah 32:16,17 An judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and justice shall sit in charmel. . . .

Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, and that preacheth peace: of him that sheweth forth good, that preacheth salvation, that saith to Sion: Thy God shall reign!

Ezekiel 34:13,14 And I will bring them out from the peoples, and will gather them out of the countries, and will bring them to their own land: and I will feed them in the mountains of Israel, by the rivers, and in all the habitations of the land. . . .

Joel 3:18 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down sweetness, and the hills shall flow with milk: and waters shall flow through all the rivers of Juda: and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the Lord, and shall water the torrent of thorns.


Psalm 65:12 The beautiful places of the wilderness shall grow fat: and the hills shall be girded about with joy,


Psalm 85:10,11 Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed. . . .

Psalm 96:11-13 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad, let the sea be moved, and the fulness thereof: . . .

Psalm 98:8,9 The rivers shall clap their hands, the mountains shall rejoice together . . .

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are shortened upon thy people, and upon thy holy city, that transgression may be finished, and sin may have an end, and iniquity may be abolished; and everlasting justice may be brought; and vision and prophecy may be fulfilled; and the Saint of saints may be anointed.

2 Corinthians 5:19-21 For God indeed was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, not imputing to them their sins. And he hath placed in us the word of reconciliation. . . .

Endow the King with Your Justice
2Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment. 3Let the mountains receive peace for the people: and the hills justice.4He shall judge the poor of the people, and he shall save the children of the poor: and he shall humble the oppressor.…
Cross References
Psalm 29:11
The Lord will give strength to his people: the Lord will bless his people with peace.

Psalm 85:10
Mercy and truth have met each other: justice and peace have kissed.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge the Gentiles, and rebuke many people: and they shall turn their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into sickles: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they be exercised any more to war.

Isaiah 9:5
For every violent taking of spoils, with tumult, and garment mingled with blood, shall be burnt, and be fuel for the fire.

Isaiah 9:6
For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 32:17
And the work of justice shall be peace, and the service of justice quietness, and security for ever.

Isaiah 61:11
For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth her seed to shoot forth: so shall the Lord God make justice to spring forth, and praise before all the nations.

Isaiah 66:12
For thus saith the Lord: Behold I will bring upon her as it were a river of peace, and as an overflowing torrent the glory of the Gentiles, which you shall suck; you shall be carried at the breasts, and upon the knees they shall caress you.

Micah 4:3
And many nations shall come in haste, and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob: and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Sion, and the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem.

Micah 4:4
And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke strong nations afar off: and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into spades: nation shall not take sword against nation: neither shall they learn war anymore.

Zechariah 9:10
And I will destroy the chariot out of Ephraim, and the horse out of Jerusalem, and the bow for war shall be broken: and he shall speak peace to the Gentiles, and his power shall be from sea to sea, and from the rivers even to the end of the earth.

Psalm 72:2
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