Psalms 45:5

“Thine arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; whereby the people fall under thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thine arrowes are sharpe in the heart of the Kings enemies; whereby the people fall vnder thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Your arrows are sharp; The peoples fall under You; {Your arrows are} in the heart of the King's enemies.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thine arrows are sharp; The peoples fall under thee; `They are' in the heart of the king's enemies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's haters; because of them the peoples are falling under you.
- Basic English Bible

Thine arrows are sharp -- peoples fall under thee -- in the heart of the king's enemies.
- Darby Bible

Thy arrows are sharp in the heart of the king's enemies; by which the people fall under thee.
- Webster's Bible

Your arrows are sharp. The nations fall under you, with arrows in the heart of the king's enemies.
- World English Bible

Thine arrows [are] sharp, -- Peoples fall under Thee -- In the heart of the enemies of the king.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(45:6) Thine arrows are sharp--the peoples fall under thee-- they sink into the heart of the king's enemies.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 45:5


45:5 Arrows - The same with the sword, and this is no other than his word, which is sharp and powerful, and pierceth the hearts of men. The kings - Of thine enemies. Fall - Prostrate at thy feet, after the manner of conquered persons.


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