Psalm 2 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Why are the nations in an uproar, the peoples grumbling in vain? 1 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
2 The earth's kings are taking positions, leaders conspiring together, against ADONAI and his anointed. 2 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One.
3 They cry, "Let's break their fetters! Let's throw off their chains!" 3 "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
4 He who sits in heaven laughs; Adonai looks at them in derision. 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
5 Then in his anger he rebukes them, terrifies them in his fury. 5 Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,
6 "I myself have installed my king on Tziyon, my holy mountain." 6 "I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill."
7 "I will proclaim the decree: ADONAI said to me, 'You are my son; today I became your father. 7 I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.
8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance; the whole wide world will be your possession. 8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession.
9 You will break them with an iron rod, shatter them like a clay pot.'" 9 You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
10 Therefore, kings, be wise; be warned, you judges of the earth. 10 Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth.
11 Serve ADONAI with fear; rejoice, but with trembling. 11 Serve the LORD with fear and rejoice with trembling.
12 Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and you perish along the way, when suddenly his anger blazes. How blessed are all who take refuge in him. 12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry and you be destroyed in your way, for his wrath can flare up in a moment. Blessed are all who take refuge in him.