Psalm 45:1-5 NIV

For the director of music. To [the tune of] "Lilies." Of the Sons of Korah. A "maskil." A wedding song.

1 My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.

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      2 You are the most excellent of men and your lips have been anointed with grace,1 since God has blessed you forever.2

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      3 Gird your sword3 upon your side, O mighty one;4 clothe yourself with splendor and majesty.5

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      4 In your majesty ride forth victoriously6 in behalf of truth, humility and righteousness;7 let your right hand8 display awesome deeds.9

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      5 Let your sharp arrows10 pierce the hearts11 of the king's enemies;12 let the nations fall beneath your feet.

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