Psalm 2 CSB

Coronation of the Son

1 Why do the nations rebela and the peoples plot in vain?

References for Psalms 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Or conspire, or rage
      2 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers conspire together against the Lord and His Anointed One:b c

      References for Psalms 2:2

        • b 2:2 - Or anointed one
        • c 2:2 - Ac 4:25-26
          3 "Let us tear off their chains and free ourselves from their restraints."d e

          References for Psalms 2:3

            • d 2:3 - Lit and throw their ropes from us
            • e 2:3 - Ps 149:8
              4 The One enthronedf in heaven laughs; the Lord ridicules them.

              References for Psalms 2:4

                • f 2:4 - Lit who sits
                  5 Then He speaks to them in His anger and terrifies them in His wrath:
                  6 "I have consecrated My Kingg on Zion, My holy mountain."h

                  References for Psalms 2:6

                    • g 2:6 - Or king
                    • h 2:6 - Ps 48:2; Jr 8:19
                      7 I will declare the Lord's decree: He said to Me, "You are My Son;i today I have become Yourj Father.k

                      References for Psalms 2:7

                        • i 2:7 - Or me, "You are My son
                        • j 2:7 - Or your
                        • k 2:7 - Mt 3:17; Lk 3:22; Ac 13:33; Heb 1:5; 5:5
                          8 Ask of Me, and I will make the nations Yourl inheritance and the ends of the earth Yourm possession.

                          References for Psalms 2:8

                            • l 2:8 - Or your
                            • m 2:8 - Or your
                              9 You will breakn them with a rod of iron; Youo will shatter them like pottery."p q

                              References for Psalms 2:9

                                • n 2:9 - LXX, Syr, Tg read shepherd
                                • o 2:9 - Or you
                                • p 2:9 - Lit a potter's vessel
                                • q 2:9 - Rv 2:26-27; 12:5; 19:15
                                  10 So now, kings, be wise; receive instruction, you judges of the earth.
                                  11 Serve the Lord with reverential awe, and rejoice with trembling.
                                  12 Pay homage tor the Son, or Hes will be angry, and you will perish in your rebellion,t for Hisu anger may ignite at any moment. All those who take refuge in Himv are happy.

                                  References for Psalms 2:12

                                    • r 2:12 - Lit Kiss
                                    • s 2:12 - Or son, otherwise he
                                    • t 2:12 - Lit perish way
                                    • u 2:12 - Or his
                                    • v 2:12 - Or him