|1. (To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons
of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves.) 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
||1. (I issue a romantic song for
playing on flute to invoke worship of thee, my king.) Ah, I hath composed my
immense drafts with the most righteous of thoughts; hence in a fashion I hath
characterised a god-king in heaven.
|2. Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is
poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.
||2. The favored girl hath a style of
true deep charm: for the sire beholder thou personifiest the enchanting order.
|3. Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O most mighty, with thy
glory and thy majesty.
||3. High God, with thy toy sword,
thy godly sympathy; the injury might not smart.
|4. And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth
and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible
||4. And then by the essence of unshakable
righteous judgements and thy rigorously impartial strictness, thy hand, as it's
heard, rendereth help.
|5. Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's
enemies; whereby the people fall under thee.
||5. Render law, ere thine bow hath
sent the foe's elite peerage sharp harmful pokers in the hiney.
|6. Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre
of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.
||6. Even thy skeptic sovereign, or
emperor, or effendi trash, dodgeth thy tragic shot.
|7. Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness:
therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy
||7. Oh son, because ye hath liked
goodness, and wrong rotten vile hogwash of theft hath disgusted thee, lots of
adversity will thee not seeth.
|8. All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and
cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.
||8. Oh at last savor delightedly the
lush fragrance, a rosemary/thyme medley, and have a whole table of many spices.
|9. Kings' daughters were among thy honourable women: upon
thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.
||9. Lo thee, outstanding girl
progeny kings hath bred: an astounding queen whom we humor did hope for thy
|10. Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine
ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house;
||10. We fail a house? oh listen
girl, undo a dependence on thine father's peers, and think hard on another
|11. So shall the king greatly desire thy beauty: for he
is thy Lord; and worship thou him.
||11. Thy king who is thy Lord has
longed for a rare lithesome beauty, huh? it's thy red lips.
|12. And the daughter of Tyre shall be there with a gift;
even the rich among the people shall intreat thy favour.
||12. Thou shalt be deluged with one
present after another; the fat rich give everything: ah that ploy, a harm fell.
|13. The king's daughter is all glorious within: her
clothing is of wrought gold.
||13. Our giggling duchess with
thriller looks is in her outfit; hath a gold gown.
|14. She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of
needlework: the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto
||14. She who hath been brought forth
before the gentlemanlike bachelor king, pointing to all her virtuous damsels
until shown throne;
|15. With gladness and rejoicing shall they be brought:
they shall enter into the king's palace.
||15. Rejoiceth that she shall now be
standing all gladly in his presence; by thou, the great king.
|16. Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom
thou mayest make princes in all the earth.
||16. Hint: tradest thou in thy
fathers for thy children, while she makes them all palace boys: Amen.
|17. I will make thy name to be remembered in all
generations: therefore shall the people praise thee for ever and ever.
||17. Enter, a wife: thine
irreversible memory shall last, and keep thee ever to be a reminder here among
all of the people.