My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
You are fairer than the sons of men; Grace is poured upon Your lips; Therefore God has blessed You forever.
Gird Your sword on Your thigh, O Mighty One, In Your splendor and Your majesty!
And in Your majesty ride on victoriously, For the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness; Let Your right hand teach You awesome things.
Your arrows are sharp; The peoples fall under You; Your arrows are in the heart of the King's enemies.
Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of joy above Your fellows.
All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.
Kings' daughters are among Your noble ladies; At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.
Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear: Forget your people and your father's house;
Then the King will desire your beauty. Because He is your Lord, bow down to Him.
The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift; The rich among the people will seek your favor.
The King's daughter is all glorious within; Her clothing is interwoven with gold.
She will be led to the King in embroidered work; The virgins, her companions who follow her, Will be brought to You.
They will be led forth with gladness and rejoicing; They will enter into the King's palace.
In place of your fathers will be your sons; You shall make them princes in all the earth.
I will cause Your name to be remembered in all generations; Therefore the peoples will give You thanks forever and ever. 46 God the Refuge of His People. For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth.A Song.
God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change And though the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;
Though its waters roar and foam, Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. Selah.
There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, The holy dwelling places of the Most High.
God is in the midst of her, she will not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns.
The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted.
The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.
Come, behold the works of the LORD, Who has wrought desolations in the earth.
He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariots with fire.
" Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.'
The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah. 47 God the King of the Earth. For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
For the LORD Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth.
He subdues peoples under us And nations under our feet.
He chooses our inheritance for us, The glory of Jacob whom He loves. Selah.
God has ascended with a shout, The LORD, with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God, sing praises; Sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth; Sing praises with a skillful psalm.
God reigns over the nations, God sits on His holy throne.
The princes of the people have assembled themselves as the people of the God of Abraham, For the shields of the earth belong to God; He is highly exalted. 48 The Beauty and Glory of Zion. A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah.