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The majesty and grace of Christ's kingdom.
For the Chief Musician. Set to “The Lilies.” A contemplation by the sons of Korah. A wedding song.
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.
45:2 You are the most excellent of the sons of men.
Grace has anointed your lips,
therefore God has blessed you forever.
45:3 Gird your sword on your thigh, mighty one:
your splendor and your majesty.
45:4 In your majesty ride on victoriously on behalf of truth, humility, and righteousness.
Let your right hand display awesome deeds.
45:5 Your arrows are sharp.
The nations fall under you, with arrows in the heart of the king’s enemies.
45:6 Your throne, God, is forever and ever.
A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.
45:7 You have loved righteousness, and hated wickedness.
Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
45:8 All your garments smell like myrrh, aloes, and cassia.
Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.
45:9 Kings’ daughters are among your honorable women.
At your right hand the queen stands in gold of Ophir.
The duty of the church, and the benefits thereof.
45:10 Listen, daughter, consider, and turn your ear.
Forget your own people, and also your father’s house.
45:11 So the king will desire your beauty,
honor him, for he is your lord.
45:12 The daughter of Tyre comes with a gift.
The rich among the people entreat your favor.
45:13 The princess inside is all glorious.
Her clothing is interwoven with gold.
45:14 She shall be led to the king in embroidered work.
The virgins, her companions who follow her, shall be brought to you.
45:15 With gladness and rejoicing they shall be led.
They shall enter into the king’s palace.
45:16 Your sons will take the place of your fathers.
You shall make them princes in all the earth.
45:17 I will make your name to be remembered in all generations.
Therefore the peoples shall give you thanks forever and ever.