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Psalm 45 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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A Song Celebrating the King’s Marriage.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:1 - For the music director; according to the [fn]Shoshannim. A [fn]Maskil of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love.
My heart is moved with a good theme;
I [fn]address my [fn]verses to the [fn]King;
My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:2 - You are the most handsome of the sons of mankind;
Grace is poured [fn]upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:3 - Strap Your sword on Your thigh, [fn]Mighty One,
In Your splendor and majesty!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:4 - And in Your majesty ride on victoriously,
For the cause of truth, humility, and righteousness;
Let Your right hand teach You [fn]awesome things.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:5 - Your arrows are sharp;
The peoples fall under You;
Your arrows are in the heart of the King’s enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:6 - Your throne, God, is forever and ever;
The scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:7 - You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;
Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You
With the oil of joy above Your companions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:8 - All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh, aloes, and cassia;
From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You joyful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:9 - Kings’ daughters are among Your noble women;
At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:10 - Listen, daughter, look and incline your ear:
Forget your people and your father’s house;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:11 - Then the King will crave your beauty.
Because He is your Lord, bow down to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:12 - The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift;
The wealthy among the people will seek your favor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:13 - The King’s daughter is all glorious within;
Her clothing is interwoven with gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:14 - She will be brought to the King in colorful garments;
The virgins, her companions who follow her,
Will be brought to You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:15 - They will be brought with joy and rejoicing;
They will enter into the King’s palace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:16 - In place of your fathers will be your sons;
You shall make them princes in all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 45:17 - I will make Your name known among all generations;
Therefore the peoples will praise You forever and ever.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or possibly Lilies
Possibly Contemplative; or Didactic; or Wisdom Psalm
Lit am saying
Lit works
Prob. refers to a Davidic king as a type of Christ
Or through
Or Warrior
Or fearful

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