I recite my composition concerning the King;
My tongue is the pen of a 3ready writer.
bGrace is poured upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.
With Your eglory and Your majesty.
4 fAnd in Your majesty ride prosperously because of truth, humility, and righteousness;
And Your right hand shall teach You awesome things.
The peoples fall under You.
6 gYour throne, O God, is forever and ever;
A hscepter of righteousness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
Therefore God, Your God, has ianointed You
With the oil of jgladness more than Your companions.
8 All Your garments are kscented with myrrh and aloes and cassia,
Out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made You glad.
9 lKings’ daughters are among Your honorable women;
mAt Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.
Consider and incline your ear;
nForget your own people also, and your father’s house;
oBecause He is your Lord, worship Him.
pThe rich among the people will seek your favor.
Her clothing is woven with gold.
14 qShe shall be brought to the King in robes of many colors;
The virgins, her companions who follow her, shall be brought to You.
They shall enter the King’s palace.
rWhom You shall make princes in all the earth.
17 sI will make Your name to be remembered in all generations;
Therefore the people shall praise You forever and ever.
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