1Why do 2the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?
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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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"Let us 4burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us."
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He who 5sits in the heavens 6laughs; the Lord holds them in derision.
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Then he will speak to them in his 7wrath, and terrify them in his fury, saying,
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"As for me, I have 8set my King on 9Zion, my 10holy hill."
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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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Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and 12the ends of the earth your possession.
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You shall 13break them with 14a rod of iron and dash them in pieces like 15a potter's vessel."
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Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth.
16Serve the LORD with 17fear, and 18rejoice with 19trembling.
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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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