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Psalms 45

Book of Psalms - Chapter 45

Psalms 45:1

My heart overflows with a noble theme. I recite my verses for the king. My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.

Psalms 45:2

You are the most excellent of the sons of men. Grace has anointed your lips, therefore God has blessed you forever.

Psalms 45:3

Strap your sword on your thigh, mighty one: your splendor and your majesty.

Psalms 45:4

In your majesty ride on victoriously on behalf of truth, humility, and righteousness. Let your right hand display awesome deeds.

Psalms 45:5

Your arrows are sharp. The nations fall under you, with arrows in the heart of the king's enemies.

Psalms 45:6

Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.

Psalms 45:7

You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.

Psalms 45:8

All your garments smell like myrrh, aloes, and cassia. Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Psalms 45:9

Kings' daughters are among your honorable women. At your right hand the queen stands in gold of Ophir.

Psalms 45:10

Listen, daughter, consider, and turn your ear. Forget your own people, and also your father's house.

Psalms 45:11

So the king will desire your beauty, honor him, for he is your lord.

Psalms 45:12

The daughter of Tyre comes with a gift. The rich among the people entreat your favor.

Psalms 45:13

The princess inside is all glorious. Her clothing is interwoven with gold.

Psalms 45:14

She shall be led to the king in embroidered work. The virgins, her companions who follow her, shall be brought to you.

Psalms 45:15

With gladness and rejoicing they shall be led. They shall enter into the king's palace.

Psalms 45:16

Your sons will take the place of your fathers. You shall make them princes in all the earth.

Psalms 45:17

I will make your name to be remembered in all generations. Therefore the peoples shall give you thanks forever and ever. For the Chief Musician. By the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.