The Holy Bible, King James Version Revised

The Book of Psalms


My heart is stirred by a good theme: I speak of my verses for the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
    2 Thou art fairer than the sons of men: grace is poured upon thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.
    3 Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O mighty one, in thy glory and thy majesty.
    4 And in thy majesty ride forth victorious, for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness; let thy right hand teach thee terrible things.
    5 Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; whereby the people fall under thee.
    6 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a sceptre of justice.
    7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
    8 All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia; out of the ivory palaces, stringed instruments have made thee glad.
    9 Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women: upon thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.
    10 Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget thine own people, and thy father's house;
    11 So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he is thy Lord; and bow thou down unto him.
    12 And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift; even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour.
    13 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is woven with gold.
    14 She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework: the virgins, her companions that follow her, shall be brought unto thee.
    15 With gladness and rejoicing shall they be led forth: they shall enter into the king's palace.
    16 Instead of thy fathers shall be thy sons, whom thou shalt make princes in all the earth.
    17 I will make thy name to be remembered in all generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for ever and ever.


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