Psalm 2 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing ? 1 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
2 The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, 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 us tear their fetters apart And cast away their cords from us!" 3 "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
4 He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them. 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
5 Then He will speak to them in His anger And terrify them in His fury, saying, 5 Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,
6 "But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain." 6 "I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill."
7 "I will surely tell of the decree of the LORD : He said to Me, 'You are My Son, Today I have begotten You. 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 surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession. 8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession.
9 'You shall break them with a rod of iron, You shall shatter them like earthenware .' " 9 You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery."
10 Now therefore, O kings, show discernment ; Take warning, O judges of the earth. 10 Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth.
11 Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling. 11 Serve the LORD with fear and rejoice with trembling.
12 Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled. 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.