Psalm 2 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Why do the nations gather together? Why do their people devise useless plots? 1 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
2 Kings take their stands. Rulers make plans together against the LORD and against his Messiah by 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's break apart their chains and shake off their ropes." 3 "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
4 The one enthroned in heaven laughs. The Lord makes fun of them. 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
5 Then he speaks to them in his anger. In his burning anger he terrifies them by saying, 5 Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,
6 "I have installed my own king on Zion, my holy mountain." 6 "I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill."
7 I will announce the LORD's decree. He said to me: "You are my Son. Today I have become 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 me, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance and the ends of the earth as your own 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 scepter. You will smash them to pieces like pottery." 9 You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
10 Now, you kings, act wisely. Be warned, you rulers of the earth! 10 Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth.
11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 11 Serve the LORD with fear and rejoice with trembling.
12 Kiss the Son, or he will become angry and you will die on your way because his anger will burst into flames. Blessed is everyone who takes 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.