|Ps 45:1 My heart overflows with a good theme;
I address my verses to the King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
|Ps 45:2 You are fairer than the sons of men;
Grace is poured upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.
|Ps 45:3 ¶ Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One,
In Your splendor and Your majesty!
|Ps 45:4 And in Your majesty ride on victoriously,
For the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;
Let Your right hand teach You awesome things.
|Ps 45:5 Your arrows are sharp;
The peoples fall under You;
Your arrows are in the heart of the King's enemies.
|Ps 45:6 ¶ Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
|Ps 45:7 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of joy above Your fellows.
|Ps 45:8 All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia;
Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.
|Ps 45:9 Kings' daughters are among Your noble ladies;
At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.
|Ps 45:10 ¶ Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear:
Forget your people and your father's house;
|Ps 45:11 Then the King will desire your beauty.
Because He is your Lord, bow down to Him.
|Ps 45:12 The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift;
The rich among the people will seek your favor.
|Ps 45:13 ¶ The King's daughter is all glorious within;
Her clothing is interwoven with gold.
|Ps 45:14 She will be led to the King in embroidered work;
The virgins, her companions who follow her,
Will be brought to You.
|Ps 45:15 They will be led forth with gladness and rejoicing;
They will enter into the King's palace.
|Ps 45:16 ¶ In place of your fathers will be your sons;
You shall make them princes in all the earth.
|Ps 45:17 I will cause Your name to be remembered in all generations;
Therefore the peoples will give You thanks forever and ever.