Why do the nations plan rebellion? 1 Why do people make their useless plots?
Their kings revolt, their rulers plot together against the Lord and against the king he chose.
"Let us free ourselves from their rule," they say; "let us throw off their control."
From his throne in heaven the Lord laughs and mocks their feeble plans.
Then he warns them in anger and terrifies them with his fury.
"On Zion, a my sacred hill," he says, "I have installed my king."
"I will announce," says the king, "what the Lord has declared. 2 He said to me: "You are my son; today I have become your father.