Psalms 45:16

“In stead of thy fathers shall bee thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.”

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Other Translations

Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.
- King James Version

In place of your fathers will be your sons; You shall make them princes in all the earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, Whom thou shalt make princes in all the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your children will take the place of your fathers; so that you may make them rulers over all the earth.
- Basic English Bible

Instead of thy fathers shall be thy sons; princes shalt thou make them in all the earth.
- Darby Bible

Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.
- Webster's Bible

Your sons will take the place of your fathers. You shall make them princes in all the earth.
- World English Bible

Instead of thy fathers are thy sons, Thou dost appoint them for princes in all the earth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(45:17) Instead of thy fathers shall be thy sons, whom thou shalt make princes in all the land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 45:16


45:16 Instead - Having directed his speech to the bride, he now returns to the bridegroom, as may be gathered both from the Hebrew words, which are of the masculine gender; and from the next verse, which unquestionably belongs unto him, and therefore this cannot be understood of Solomon, and his marriage with Pharaoh's daughter, because he had no children by her, and but very few by all his wives and concubines; and his children were so far from being made Princes in all the earth, that they enjoyed but a small part of their father's dominions, but this was fully accomplished in Christ: who instead of his fathers of the Jewish nation, had a numerous posterity of Christians of all the nations of the earth, which here and elsewhere are called princes and kings, because of their great power with God and with men.


Discussion for Psalms 45

  • A disciple
    "My heart is inditing (GUSHING FORTH) a good matter: I speak of the things which I have made touching the KING: my tongue is the pen of a ready writer." It is important to note, that the enemies are NOTHING to be afraid of: look how Jesus is going to deal with them! In a moment, all their terribleness will be answered with the sharp arrows of God in their hearts, and they will be GONE! HALLELUJAH!
  • A disciple
    "To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, for the sons of Korah, Maschil, A Song of loves." Upon trumpets, for the Doorkeepers of the House of the LORD, for instruction, A SONG OF LOVES. And with the Appearance of the Lord Jesus Christ in all His beauty and glory; FIRST that shall be done is the complete removal of all enemies of God from out of His kingdom; and the Dominion given to the Saints.
  • Leslie Brown
    The flesh is weak and the devil is here to kill steal and destroy. That is when God word is very important in our lives. We must seek his word each and every day in order to stay strong and prosperity. He will never leave or forsake us but we must do our part and read and apply His word. Trust in the Lord and lean not to your own understanding and He will direct your path through the Holy Spirit
  • Wanda Payne
    Regardless of what we think of God's Word, it is true any. It is the only source that we can go to to find out what is really going on on this planet and in our lives. Things that we need to know are being hidden from us every day by the enemy through people, situations,etc. The Word of God lets us know that He loves us but requires our obedience to Him as well. I have found this out the hard way.
  • Irene123
    To ese okposio - ".....anointed with the oil of gladness above thy 'fellows'." This is a prophesy of the coming messiah, Jesus. His 'fellows' are all flesh men of earth; Jesus is sinless, they are not. Jesus is anointed to be our savior, as no one else could be because of sin. His 'fellows' are Jesus peers during His lifetime. Tis PROPHECY to come; not about Jesus in heaven, cont.
  • Jacob schmidt
    isn`t the word of god wonderful...and by reading the word of god you shall be blessed even if you don`t understand it...because the word of god shall not return void...thank you jesus i love you so so much...so i`m going to do for you above and beyond all that i can imagine or think not because of who i am but because of who you are. .oh lord your so so good. shalom.

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