Chapter 45

  1. 1. [To the chiefe Musician vpon Shoshannim, for the sonnes of Korah, Maschil: a song of loues.] My heart is inditing a good matter: I speake of the things which I haue made, touching the King: my tongue is the penne of a ready writer.
  2. 2. Thou art fairer then the children of men: grace is powred into thy lips: therfore God hath blessed thee for euer.
  3. 3. Gird thy sword vpon thy thigh, O most mightie: with thy glory and thy maiestie.
  4. 4. And in thy maiestie ride prosperously, because of trueth and meekenes, and righteousnesse: and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
  5. 5. Thine arrowes are sharpe in the heart of the Kings enemies; whereby the people fall vnder thee.
  6. 6. Thy throne (O God) is for euer and euer: the scepter of thy kingdome is a right scepter.
  7. 7. Thou louest righteousnesse, and hatest wickednesse: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oyle of gladnesse aboue thy fellowes.
  8. 8. All thy garments smell of myrrhe, and aloes, and cassia: out of the Iuorie palaces, whereby they haue made thee glad.
  9. 9. Kings daughters were among thy honourable women: vpon thy right hand did stand the Queene in golde of Ophir.
  10. 10. Hearken (O daughter) and consider, and incline thine eare; forget also thine owne people, and thy fathers house.
  11. 11. So shall the king greatly desire thy beautie: for he is thy Lord, and worship thou him.
  12. 12. And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift, euen the rich among the people shall intreate thy fauour.
  13. 13. The kings daughter is all glorious within; her clothing is of wrought gold.
  14. 14. She shall bee brought vnto the king in raiment of needle worke: the virgins her companions that followe her, shall be brought vnto thee.
  15. 15. With gladnesse and reioycing shall they be brought: they shall enter into the kings palace.
  16. 16. In stead of thy fathers shall bee thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.
  17. 17. I will make thy name to bee remembred in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for euer and euer.

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