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Psalm 45 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Your Throne, O God, Is Forever

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:1 - To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Maskil[fn] of the Sons of Korah; a love song.
My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;
I address my verses to the king;
my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:2 - You are the most handsome of the sons of men;
grace is poured upon your lips;
therefore God has blessed you forever.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:3 - Gird your sword on your thigh, O mighty one,
in your splendor and majesty!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 - In your majesty ride out victoriously
for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness;
let your right hand teach you awesome deeds!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:5 - Your arrows are sharp
in the heart of the king’s enemies;
the peoples fall under you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:6 - Your throne, O God, is forever and ever.
The scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of uprightness;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - you have loved righteousness and hated wickedness.
Therefore God, your God, has anointed you
with the oil of gladness beyond your companions;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:8 - your robes are all fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia.
From ivory palaces stringed instruments make you glad;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:9 - daughters of kings are among your ladies of honor;
at your right hand stands the queen in gold of Ophir.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:10 - Hear, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear:
forget your people and your father’s house,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:11 - and the king will desire your beauty.
Since he is your lord, bow to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:12 - The people[fn] of Tyre will seek your favor with gifts,
the richest of the people.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:13 - All glorious is the princess in her chamber, with robes interwoven with gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:14 - In many-colored robes she is led to the king,
with her virgin companions following behind her.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:15 - With joy and gladness they are led along
as they enter the palace of the king.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:16 - In place of your fathers shall be your sons;
you will make them princes in all the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:17 - I will cause your name to be remembered in all generations;
therefore nations will praise you forever and ever.
ESV Footnotes
Probably a musical or liturgical term
Hebrew daughter
Or The daughter of Tyre is here with gifts, the richest of people seek your favor

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