The Scriptures (ISR 1998)
1My heart is overflowing with a goodly word; I address my works to the Sovereign; My tongue is the pen of a speedy writer.
2You are more handsome than the sons of men; Favour has been poured upon Your lips; Therefore Elohim has blessed You forever.
3Gird Your sword upon Your thigh, O Mighty One, Your excellency and Your splendour.
4And ride prosperously in Your splendour, On the matter of truth and humility, righteousness; And let Your right hand lead You to awesome matters.
5Your arrows are sharp In the heart of the Sovereign’s enemies – Peoples fall under You.
6Your throne, O Elohim, is forever and ever; The sceptre of Your reign Is a sceptre of straightness.
8All Your garments are myrrh and aloes, cassia; Out of the palaces of ivory, Stringed instruments have made You glad.
9Daughters of sovereigns are among Your precious ones; At Your right hand stands the sovereigness in gold from Ophir.
10Listen, O daughter, and see, And incline your ear, And forget your own people and your father’s house;
11And let the Sovereign delight in your loveliness; Because He is your Master – bow yourself to Him.
12And the daughter of Tsor with a gift, The rich among the people seek your favour.
13The daughter of the Sovereign Is all esteemed within the palace; Her dress is embroidered with gold.
14She is brought to the Sovereign in embroidered work; Maidens, her companions following her, Are brought to You.
15They are brought with gladness and rejoicing; They enter the Sovereign’s palace.
16Instead of Your fathers are Your sons, Whom You appoint princes in all the earth.
17I cause Your Name to be remembered in all generations; Therefore the people praise You forever and ever.