Psalm 2 ESV

The Reign of the Lord's Anointed

1 1Why do 2the nations ragea and the peoples plot in vain?

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    • c 2:1 - Or nations noisily assemble
      2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his 3Anointed, saying,

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      3 "Let us 4burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us."

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      4 He who 5sits in the heavens 6laughs; the Lord holds them in derision.

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      5 Then he will speak to them in his 7wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying,

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      6 "As for me, I have 8set my King on 9Zion, my 10holy hill."

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      7 I will tell of the decree: The LORD said to me, 11"You are my Son; today I have begotten you.

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      8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and 12the ends of the earth your possession.

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      9 You shall 13breakb them with 14a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like 15a potter's vessel."

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        • d 2:9 - Revocalization yields (compare Septuagint) You shall rule
          10 Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth.
          11 16Serve the LORD with 17fear, and 18rejoice with 19trembling.

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          12 20Kiss 21the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his 22wrath is quickly kindled. 23Blessed are all who take refuge in him.

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