Psalm 2:1-7 DBY

1 Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and [why] do the peoples a meditate a vain thing?

References for Psalms 2:1

    • c 2:1 - Leummim, a general word for 'the races of mankind.'
      2 The kings of the earth set themselves, b and the princes plot together, against Jehovah and against his anointed:

      References for Psalms 2:2

        • d 2:2 - Or 'stand up.'
          3 Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their cords from us!
          4 He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord c shall have them in derision.

          References for Psalms 2:4

            • e 2:4 - Adonai.
              5 Then will he speak to them in his anger, and in his fierce displeasure will he terrify them:
              6 And *I* have anointed d my king upon Zion, the hill of my holiness.

              References for Psalms 2:6

                • f 2:6 - Or 'installed:' see Prov. 8.23.
                  7 I will declare the decree: Jehovah hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; *I* this day have begotten thee.