Psalms 45:1 Beautiful words stir my heart. I will recite a lovely poem about the king, for my tongue is like the pen of a skillful poet.
Psalms 45:2 You are better-looking than all the other men and you say beautiful things to other people. That is why God was good to you and blessed you forever.
Psalms 45:3 Put on your sword. You are a strong leader, the great king.
Psalm 45:4 Go out in your greatness to win the victory for what is true and right. Let us see the amazing things you can do with your powerful right arm.
Psalms 45:5 Your arrows are sharp, and they will pierce the hearts of the enemies of the king. Nations will fall before you.
Psalms 45:6 God has made you king forever, and you will rule your people fairly and righteously.
Psalms 45:7 You love what is right and you hate anything that is wrong and sinful. That is why God, your God, has anointed you and given you more joy than He has given any other.
Psalms 45:8 Your clothes smell like myrrh, aloe and cassia, thou art made glad by the sweet smell of thy garments out of those ivory palaces
Psalms 45:9 Kings’ daughters are among your noble women. At your right side stands the queen, wearing jewelry of finest gold from Ophir!
Psalms 45:10 Hear, O daughter, and take to heart what I say: forget your people and your father’s family,
Psalms 45:11 Your beauty will make the king desire you; he is your Lord, so you must worship him.
Psalms 45:13 A princess is beautiful when she comes in from her room. Her clothes are made of golden threads.
Psalms 45:14 Clothed in beauty, she is led to the king, followed by her bridesmaids.
Psalms 45:16 Your sons will become kings like their father. You will make them rulers over many lands.
Psalms 45:17 You will be famous for generations. People will praise you forever and ever.