1 To the Chief Musician. Set to "The Lillies." A Contemplation of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love. My heart is overflowing with a good theme; I recite my composition concerning the King; My tongue [is] the pen of a ready writer.
2 You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.
3 Gird Your sword upon [Your] thigh, O Mighty One, With Your glory and Your majesty.
4 And in Your majesty ride prosperously because of truth, humility, [and] righteousness; And Your right hand shall teach You awesome things.
5 Your arrows [are] sharp in the heart of the King's enemies; The peoples fall under You.
6 Your throne, O God, [is] forever and ever; A scepter of righteousness [is] the scepter of Your kingdom.
7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.
8 All Your garments are scented with myrrh and aloes [and] cassia, Out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made You glad.
9 Kings' daughters [are] among Your honorable women; At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.
10 Listen, O daughter, Consider and incline your ear; Forget your own people also, and your father's house;
11 So the King will greatly desire your beauty; Because He [is] your Lord, worship Him.
12 And the daughter of Tyre [will come] with a gift; The rich among the people will seek your favor.
13 The royal daughter [is] all glorious within [the palace;] Her clothing [is] woven with gold.
14 She shall be brought to the King in robes of many colors; The virgins, her companions who follow her, shall be brought to You.
15 With gladness and rejoicing they shall be brought; They shall enter the King's palace.
16 Instead of Your fathers shall be Your sons, Whom You shall make princes in all the earth.
17 I will make Your name to be remembered in all generations; Therefore the people shall praise You forever and ever.
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