Of David. A psalm.

Yahweh Gives Authority to His Messiah

1 A declaration of Yahweh to my lord, "Sit at my right [hand] until I make your enemies your footstool."

References for Psalms 110:1

    • a 110:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 Yahweh will send out your mighty scepter from Zion; rule in the midst of your enemies.
      3 Your people {will volunteer} in the day of your power. In holy splendor, from [the] womb of [the] dawn, you will have the dew of your youth.

      References for Psalms 110:3

        • b 110:3 - Literally "will [be] freewill offerings"; see the related verbal form in Judg 5:2
        • c 110:3 - Or "day of your army," or "day of battle"
        • d 110:3 - The meaning of this verse is obscure
          4 Yahweh has sworn and he will not change [his mind], "You [are] a priest forever according to the manner of Melchizedek."
          5 O Lord, at your right [hand] he will shatter kings in the day of his anger.
          6 He will judge among the nations; he will fill [them] with corpses. He will shatter [the] {rulers} of many countries.

          References for Psalms 110:6

            • e 110:6 - Literally "head"
              7 He will drink from [the] stream by the road; therefore he will lift up [his] head.