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Psalm 2 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish? 1 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
2 The kings of the earth have taken their place, and the rulers are fixed in their purpose, against the Lord, and against the king of his selection, saying, 2 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One.
3 Let their chains be broken, and their cords taken from off us. 3 "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
4 Then he whose seat is in the heavens will be laughing: the Lord will make sport of them. 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
5 Then will his angry words come to their ears, and by his wrath they will be troubled: 5 Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,
6 But I have put my king on my holy hill of Zion. 6 "I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill."
7 I will make clear the Lord's decision: he has said to me, You are my son, this day have I given you being. 7 I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father.
8 Make your request to me, and I will give you the nations for your heritage, and the farthest limits of the earth will be under your hand. 8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession.
9 They will be ruled by you with a rod of iron; they will be broken like a potter's vessel. 9 You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
10 So now be wise, you kings: take his teaching, you judges of the earth. 10 Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth.
11 Give worship to the Lord with fear, kissing his feet and giving him honour, 11 Serve the LORD with fear and rejoice with trembling.
12 For fear that he may be angry, causing destruction to come on you, because he is quickly moved to wrath. Happy are all those who put their faith 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.