Amplified Bible

Psalm 45

A Song Celebrating the King’s Marriage.

To the Chief Musician; set to the [tune of] “Lilies.” A Psalm of the sons of Korah. A skillful song, or a didactic or reflective poem. A Song of Love.

1[a]My heart overflows with a good theme;
I address my psalm to the King.
My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.

You are fairer than the sons of men;
Graciousness is poured upon Your lips;
Therefore God has blessed You forever.


Strap Your sword on Your thigh, O mighty One,
In Your splendor and Your majesty!

And in Your majesty ride on triumphantly
For the cause of truth and humility and righteousness;
Let Your right hand guide You to awesome things.

Your arrows are sharp;
The peoples (nations) fall under You;
Your arrows pierce the hearts of the King’s enemies.


[b]Your throne, O God, is forever and ever;
The scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Your kingdom.

You have loved righteousness (virtue, morality, justice) and hated wickedness;
Therefore God, your God, has anointed You
Above Your companions with the oil of jubilation.

All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh, aloes and cassia;
From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.

Kings’ daughters are among Your noble ladies;
At Your right hand stands the queen in gold from Ophir.

10 
Hear, O daughter, consider and incline your ear [to my instruction]:
Forget your people and your father’s house;
11 
Then the King will desire your beauty;
Because He is your Lord, bow down and honor Him.
12 
The daughter of Tyre will come with a gift;
The rich among the people will seek your favor.

13 
Glorious is the King’s daughter within [the palace];
Her robe is interwoven with gold.
14 
She will be brought to the King in embroidered garments;
The virgins, her companions who follow her,
Will be brought to You.
15 
With gladness and rejoicing will they be led;
They will enter into the King’s palace.

16 
In place of your fathers will be [c]your sons;
You shall make princes in all the land.
17 
I will make Your name to be remembered in all generations;
Therefore the peoples will praise and give You thanks forever and ever.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 45:1 Jesus spoke of what was written of Him “in the Psalms” (see Luke 24:44). This is one such Messianic psalm; however, the capitalization indicating the deity is provided with the understanding that the chapter is written against the background of an ordinary royal wedding with anonymous participants. The New Testament reference to this psalm is in Heb 1:8, 9, where vv 6, 7 is quoted and applied to Christ. The preceding verses could also be applied to Christ, as well as most of the following verses referring to the King. However, v 16 can only apply to a mortal king (see note there).
  2. Psalm 45:6 This verse has mystified many commentators since God is distinguished from the King in vv 2 and 7, and various translations have been proposed to make the Hebrew rendered “O God” something other than a reference to the deity of the King. But the writer of Hebrews clearly understood it this way.
  3. Psalm 45:16 Unlike the other references to the King, this verse cannot be applied prophetically to Christ because He had no children. But it is not unusual for a prophecy to have more than one fulfillment (typically in the near future of the prophecy and another in the distant future), and by analogy there is no reason why this psalm cannot refer both to an ordinary king and to the future Messianic King.

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

詩篇 45

婚禮詩歌

可拉後裔作的訓誨詩,也是婚禮上唱的情歌,交給樂長,調用「百合花」。

1我心中湧出美麗的詩章,
我要把它獻給王,
我的舌頭是詩人手上的妙筆。
你俊美無比,口出恩言,
因此上帝永遠賜福給你。
偉大的王啊,
佩上你的寶劍,
你是何等尊貴、威嚴!
你威嚴無比,所向披靡,
捍衛真理和正義,
保護卑微的人。
願你的右手彰顯可畏的作為!
你的利箭刺穿敵人的心窩,
列國臣服在你腳下。
上帝啊,你的寶座永遠長存,
你以公義的杖執掌王權。
你喜愛公義,憎惡邪惡,
因此上帝,你的上帝,
用喜樂之油膏你,
使你超過同伴。
你的衣袍散發出沒藥、沉香和肉桂的芬芳,
你陶醉在象牙宮的弦樂中。
眾公主在你的貴客中,
戴俄斐金飾的王后站在你右邊。
10 女子啊,
要側耳傾聽:不要再掛念家鄉的父老,
11 王喜歡你的美貌,
你要敬重他,因他是你的主。
12 泰爾人必來送禮,
富人必來取悅你。
13 公主身穿金線衣,無比華貴。
14 她身披錦繡,
由侍女伴隨前來見王,
15 她們歡喜快樂地進入王宮。
16 你的子孫將來要繼承祖先的王位,
你要立他們在各地做王。
17 我要使你的名世代受尊崇,
萬民必永遠稱謝你。