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45 For the music director; according to The Lilies. Of the sons of Korah.
A maskil. A song of love.a
I recite my ⌊compositions⌋b to the king.
My tongue is the pen of a skilled scribe.
grace is poured out on your lips;
therefore God has blessed you forever.
in your splendor and your majesty.
4 And in your majesty ⌊ride victoriously⌋,c
because of truth and humility and righteousness.
And let your right hand teach you awesome deeds.
peoples fall under you
in the midst of the king’s enemies.
A scepter of uprightness is
the scepter of your kingdom.
Therefore God, your God, has anointed you
from among your companions with festive oil.
From palaces of ivory stringed instruments gladden you.
The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.
10 Hear, O daughter, and ⌊discern⌋d and incline your ear,
and forget your people and your father’s house.
11 Let the king desire your beauty.e
Because he is your lord, thereforef bow down to him.
The rich from among people will seek your ⌊favor⌋.g
13 The king’s daughter is all glorious within;h
her garment is of gold embroidered cloth.
The young women behind her, her attendants,
are being brought to you.
They enter the palace of the king.
16 In place of youri fathers will be your sons.
You will make them princes in all the land.j
therefore peoples will praise you forever and ever.
The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
Literally “works,” that is, the song he has composed
Literally “Succeed! Ride!”
Or “Should the king desire … then bow down …”
That is, within her bridal chamber
The pronouns and verbal forms are masculine in this verse
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