My heart overflows with a pleasing theme; I address my verses to the king; my tongue is like the pen of 1a ready scribe.
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You are 2the most handsome of the sons of men; 3grace is poured upon your lips; therefore God has blessed you forever.
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4Gird your 5sword on your thigh, O 6mighty one, in 7your splendor and majesty!
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In your majesty 8ride out victoriously for the cause of truth and meekness and righteousness; let your right hand teach you 9awesome deeds!
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Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; the peoples fall under you.
10Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The 11scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of uprightness;
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12you have loved righteousness and hated wickedness. Therefore 13God, your God, has 14anointed you with the oil of 15gladness 16beyond your companions;
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your robes are all fragrant with 17myrrh and aloes and cassia. From ivory palaces 18stringed instruments make you glad;
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daughters of kings are among your ladies of honor; 19at your right hand stands the queen in 20gold of Ophir.
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Hear, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear: forget your people and your father's house,
and the king will desire your beauty. Since he is your 21lord, 22bow to him.
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The people of Tyre will 23seek your favor with 24gifts, 25the richest of the people.
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All glorious is 26the princess in her chamber, with robes interwoven with gold.
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27In many-colored robes 28she is led to the king, with her virgin companions following behind her.
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With joy and gladness they are led along as they enter the palace of the king.
In place of your fathers shall be your sons; you will make them 29princes in all the earth.
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30I will cause your name to be remembered in all generations; therefore nations will praise you forever and ever.
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