Psalm 2 LEB

The Messiah’s Reign

1 Why are nations in tumult, and countries plottinga in vain?b

References for Psalms 2:1

    • b 2:1 - Or "muttering"
    • c 2:1 - Or "an empty thing"
      2 [The] kings of [the] earth establish themselves, and the rulers conspirec together against Yahweh and his anointed:

      References for Psalms 2:2

        • d 2:2 - Or "make themselves firm"
          3 "Let us tear off their bonds, and cast their cords from us!"
          4 [He who] sits [enthroned] in the heavens laughs. The Lord derides them.
          5 Then he speaks to them in his wrath, and in his fury he terrifies them:
          6 "But as for me, I have set my king on Zion, my holy mountain."
          7 I will tell the decree; Yahweh said to me: "You are my son; today I have begotten you.
          8 Ask from me and I will make [the] nations your heritage, and your possession [the] ends of [the] earth.
          9 You will break them with an iron rod. Like a potter's vessel you will shatter them."
          10 So then, O kings, be wise. Be warned, O rulers of [the] earth.
          11 Serve Yahweh with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
          12 Kiss the Son lest he be angry and you perish [on the] way, for his anger burns quickly. Blessed are all [who] take refuge in him.