You have not started any reading plans.
as I recite my verses to the king;
my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer. m
2 You are the most handsome of * men;
grace flows from your lips. n
Therefore God has blessed you forever. o
In your majesty and splendor p—
in the cause of truth, humility, and justice.
May your right hand show your awe-inspiring acts. q
the peoples fall under you. r
7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; w
therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of joy
more than your companions.
from ivory palaces harps bring you joy. x
9 Kings’ daughters are among your honored women; y
the queen, adorned with gold from Ophir,
stands at your right hand. z
forget your people and your father’s house, a
Bow down to him, for he is your lord. b
will seek your favor with gifts. c
her clothing embroidered with gold. d
after her, the virgins, her companions, are brought to you. e
they enter the king’s palace. f
you will make them princes throughout the land. g
therefore the peoples will praise you forever and ever. h
About The Holman Christian Standard Bible
The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.
Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.
Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.