Psalms 45:13

13 All glorious is the princess within her chamber; her gown is interwoven with gold.

Psalms 45:13 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
13 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of wrought gold.
English Standard Version (ESV)
13 All glorious is the princess in her chamber, with robes interwoven with gold.
New Living Translation (NLT)
13 The bride, a princess, looks glorious in her golden gown.
The Message Bible (MSG)
13 (Her wedding dress is dazzling, lined with gold by the weavers;
American Standard Version (ASV)
13 The king's daughter within [the palace] is all glorious: Her clothing is inwrought with gold.
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
13 The daughter of the king is glorious inside [the palace]. Her dress is embroidered with gold.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
13 In [her chamber], the royal daughter is all glorious, her clothing embroidered with gold.
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
13 The princess comes into the palace in all her glory. Her gown has gold threads running through it.

Psalms 45:13 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 45:13

The King's daughter [is] all glorious within
The "King's daughter" is the same with the "queen", ( Psalms 45:9 ) ; the church, who is the King's daughter, the daughter of the King of kings, through adopting grace, by marriage to Christ the King's son, and by regeneration, or being born of God: and she is "all glorious within"; within doors, in the inner chamber of the King, where being brought, she enjoys such communion with him as reflects a glory upon her; in his banqueting house, where his banner over her is love, and where her members enjoy fellowship with one another, and this in harmony, unity, and love; which make her look amiable, pleasant, beautiful and glorious: or within the hearts of her members, through the internal graces of the Spirit wrought there; the work of grace is an inward work; it has its seat in the heart or spirit of man, and is a glorious one, in its author, original, and usefulness; it is the workmanship of the Spirit, and a curious piece it is; it is the image of Christ upon the soul, a partaking of the divine nature; it is pure and spotless; it is clear of all sin, there is no sin in it, nor any comes from it; it is the saints' meetness for glory; it is the pledge, earnest, and beginning of it; it is "all glorious", and so are the persons that are the subjects of it, as born of God: there is nothing glorious in the old man, or corrupt nature; but in the new man, or work of grace upon the soul, everything is glorious, and it will issue in eternal glory and happiness: or all glorified within F18; like any house or building, to which the church is sometimes compared, particularly the tabernacle or temple, which were glorious within side being greatly adorned, and having many glorious things therein; as the church is with the graces of the spirit, and with the word and ordinances, and the presence of God in them;

her clothing [is] of wrought gold;
this is different from internal grace, which is sometimes spoken of as a clothing, ( 1 Peter 5:5 ) ( Colossians 3:12 ) ; since that is designed in the preceding clause; and yet this does not intend the outward conversation garments of the saints, which, though ornamental, are not so glorious as to be said to be of wrought gold; and yet not the robes of immortality and glory are meant; but the robe of Christ's righteousness, which he has wrought out for his church, the Father imputes unto her, and bestows upon her, and faith receives at his hand, and puts it on as a clothing, to appear in before God; and this may be said to be "of wrought gold"; because rich and valuable, splendid and glorious, substantial and durable.


F18 (hdwbk) "honorata", Junius & Tremellius; "glorificata", Gussetius, p. 362.

Psalms 45:13 In-Context

11 Let the king be enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.
12 The city of Tyre will come with a gift,people of wealth will seek your favor.
13 All glorious is the princess within her chamber; her gown is interwoven with gold.
14 In embroidered garments she is led to the king; her virgin companions follow her— those brought to be with her.
15 Led in with joy and gladness, they enter the palace of the king.

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