The majesty and grace of Christ's Kingdom.
Psalms 45:1 To the Overseer.'On the Lilies.'By sons of Korah.An Instruction.A song of loves. My heart hath indited a good thing, I am telling my works to a king, My tongue [is] the pen of a speedy writer. Psalms 45:2 Thou hast been beautified above the sons of men, Grace hath been poured into thy lips, Therefore hath God blessed thee to the age. Psalms 45:3 Gird Thy sword upon the thigh, O mighty, Thy glory and Thy majesty! Psalms 45:4 As to Thy majestyprosper!ride! Because of truth, and meeknessrighteousness, And Thy right hand showeth Thee fearful things. Psalms 45:5 Thine arrows [are] sharp,Peoples fall under TheeIn the heart of the enemies of the king. Psalms 45:6 Thy throne, O God, [is] age-during, and for ever, A sceptre of uprightness [Is] the sceptre of Thy kingdom. Psalms 45:7 Thou hast loved righteousness and hatest wickedness, Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee, Oil of joy above thy companions. Psalms 45:8 Myrrh and aloes, cassia! all thy garments, Out of palaces of ivory Stringed instruments have made thee glad. Psalms 45:9 Daughters of kings [are] among thy precious ones, A queen hath stood at thy right hand, In pure gold of Ophir.
The duty of the Church, and the benefits thereof.
Psalms 45:10 Hearken, O daughter, and see, incline thine ear, And forget thy people, and thy father's house, Psalms 45:11 And the king doth desire thy beauty, Because he [is] thy lordbow thyself to him, Psalms 45:12 And the daughter of Tyre with a present, The rich of the people do appease thy face. Psalms 45:13 All glory [is] the daughter of the king within, Of gold-embroidered work [is] her clothing. Psalms 45:14 In divers colours she is brought to the king, Virginsafter herher companions, Are brought to thee. Psalms 45:15 They are brought with joy and gladness, They come into the palace of the king. Psalms 45:16 Instead of thy fathers are thy sons, Thou dost appoint them for princes in all the earth. Psalms 45:17 I make mention of Thy name in all generations, Therefore do peoples praise Thee, To the age, and for ever!