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Psalm 2:1-6 WYC/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

Wycliffe (WYC) New International Version (NIV)
1 Why gnashed with teeth heathen men; and peoples thought vain things? (Why do the heathen gnash with their teeth? and the peoples think up useless plans?) 1 Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
2 The kings of earth stood together; and princes came together against the Lord, and against his Christ. (The kings of the earth stood together; yea, the rulers came together against the Lord, and against his anointed king.) 2 The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One.
3 Break we the bonds of them; and cast we away the yoke of them from us. (And they said, Let us break their bonds, that is, their rule over us; yea, let us throw off their yoke from us.) 3 "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters."
4 He that dwelleth in heavens shall scorn them; and the Lord shall bemock them. (But he who liveth in heaven shall scorn them; yea, the Lord shall mock them.) 4 The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
5 Then he shall speak to them in his wrath; and he shall trouble them in his strong vengeance. (And then he shall speak to them in his anger; and he shall trouble them with his fury.) 5 Then he rebukes them in his anger and terrifies them in his wrath, saying,
6 Soothly I am ordained of him a king upon Zion, his holy hill; (And the Lord saith of me, I have set my king upon Zion; upon my holy hill.) 6 "I have installed my King on Zion, my holy hill."