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Psalm 45 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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A Royal Wedding Song

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” A Maskil of the sons of Korah. A love song.

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My heart is moved by a noble theme

as I recite my verses to the king;

my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.

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You are the most handsome of men;[fn]

grace flows from your lips.

Therefore God has blessed you forever.

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Mighty warrior, strap your sword at your side.

In your majesty and splendor —

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in your splendor ride triumphantly

in the cause of truth, humility, and justice.

May your right hand show your awe-inspiring acts.

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Your sharpened arrows pierce the hearts of the king’s enemies;

the peoples fall under you.

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Your throne, God, is[fn] forever and ever;

the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice.

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You love righteousness and hate wickedness;

therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of joy

more than your companions.

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Myrrh, aloes, and cassia perfume all your garments;

from ivory palaces harps bring you joy.

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Kings’ daughters are among your honored women;

the queen, adorned with gold from Ophir,

stands at your right hand.

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Listen, daughter, pay attention and consider:

Forget your people and your father’s house,

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and the king will desire your beauty.

Bow down to him, for he is your lord.

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The daughter of Tyre, the wealthy people,

will seek your favor with gifts.

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In her chamber, the royal daughter is all glorious,

her clothing embroidered with gold.

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In colorful garments she is led to the king;

after her, the virgins, her companions, are brought to you.

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They are led in with gladness and rejoicing;

they enter the king’s palace.

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Your sons will succeed your ancestors;

you will make them princes throughout the land.

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I will cause your name to be remembered for all generations;

therefore the peoples will praise you forever and ever.

CSB Footnotes
Or of the descendants of Adam
Or Your divine throne is, or Your throne is God’s

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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