Psalm 45:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5329 [e]לַמְנַצֵּ֣חַ
lam-naṣ-ṣê-aḥ
To the Chief MusicianPrep-l, Art | V-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘a-lō-šō-
Set toPrep
7799 [e]שֹׁ֭שַׁנִּים
šan-nîm
the LilliesN-cp
1121 [e]לִבְנֵי־
liḇ-nê-
of the sonsPrep-l | N-mpc
7141 [e]קֹ֑רַח
qō-raḥ;
of KorahN-proper-ms
4905 [e]מַ֝שְׂכִּ֗יל
maś-kîl,
a ContemplationN-ms
7892 [e]שִׁ֣יר
šîr
a SongN-msc
3039 [e]יְדִידֹֽת׃
yə-ḏî-ḏōṯ.
of LoveN-fp
7370 [e]רָ֘חַ֤שׁ
rā-ḥaš
Is overflowingV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3820 [e]לִבִּ֨י ׀
lib-bî
My heartN-msc | 1cs
1697 [e]דָּ֘בָ֤ר
dā-ḇār
with a themeN-ms
2896 [e]ט֗וֹב
ṭō-wḇ,
goodAdj-ms
559 [e]אֹמֵ֣ר
’ō-mêr
reciteV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
589 [e]אָ֭נִי
’ā-nî
IPro-1cs
4639 [e]מַעֲשַׂ֣י
ma-‘ă-śay
my compositionN-mpc | 1cs
4428 [e]לְמֶ֑לֶךְ
lə-me-leḵ;
concerning the KingPrep-l | N-ms
3956 [e]לְ֝שׁוֹנִ֗י
lə-šō-w-nî,
My tongue [is]N-csc | 1cs
5842 [e]עֵ֤ט ׀
‘êṭ
the penN-ms
5608 [e]סוֹפֵ֬ר
sō-w-p̄êr
of a writerN-ms
4106 [e]מָהִֽיר׃
mā-hîr.
readyAdj-ms









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 45:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לַמְנַצֵּ֣חַ עַלשֹׁ֭־שַׁנִּים לִבְנֵי־קֹ֑רַח מַ֝שְׂכִּ֗יל שִׁ֣יר יְדִידֹֽת׃ רָ֘חַ֤שׁ לִבִּ֨י ׀ דָּ֘בָ֤ר טֹ֗וב אֹמֵ֣ר אָ֭נִי מַעֲשַׂ֣י לְמֶ֑לֶךְ לְ֝שֹׁונִ֗י עֵ֤ט ׀ סֹופֵ֬ר מָהִֽיר׃

תהילים 45:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למנצח עלש־שנים לבני־קרח משכיל שיר ידידת׃ רחש לבי ׀ דבר טוב אמר אני מעשי למלך לשוני עט ׀ סופר מהיר׃

תהילים 45:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למנצח עלש־שנים לבני־קרח משכיל שיר ידידת׃ רחש לבי ׀ דבר טוב אמר אני מעשי למלך לשוני עט ׀ סופר מהיר׃

תהילים 45:1 Hebrew Bible
למנצח על ששנים לבני קרח משכיל שיר ידידת רחש לבי דבר טוב אמר אני מעשי למלך לשוני עט סופר מהיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the choir director; according to the Shoshannim. A Maskil of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love. My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

King James Bible
<> My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: according to "The Lilies." A Maskil of the sons of Korah. A love song. My heart is moved by a noble theme as I recite my verses to the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

(Title.) To the chief. Or, rather, `To the chief musician upon the hexachords, a didactic ode for the sons of Korah, and a song of loves.' Shoshannim most probably denotes hexachords, or six stringed instruments, from shesh, `six:' hence the Persian shasta, a six stringed lute. This Psalm is supposed to be an epithalamium, or nuptial song, on the marriage of Solomon with Pharaoh's daughter; but with what propriety could Solomon be described as fairer than the children of men, a mighty warrior, a victorious conqueror, and a prince whose throne is for ever and ever! A greater than Solomon is here; and the person described is no other than the Messiah, as is acknowledged by many Jewish writers. The Targum on ver

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Shoshannim

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Maschil. or, of instruction
A song

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is inditing [heb.] boileth, of bubbleth up

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a good

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touching

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tongue

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