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Psalm 2 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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The Reign of the LORD'S Anointed.

(Act 4:23–31 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:1 - Why are the [fn]nations in an uproar
And the peoples devising a vain thing?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:2 - The kings of the earth take their stand
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the LORD and against His [fn]Anointed, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:3 - “Let us tear their fetters apart
And cast away their cords from us!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:4 - He who [fn]sits in the heavens laughs,
The Lord scoffs at them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:5 - Then He will speak to them in His anger
And terrify them in His fury, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:6 - “But as for Me, I have [fn]installed My King
Upon Zion, My holy mountain.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:7 - “I will surely tell of the [fn]decree of the LORD:
He said to Me, ‘You are My Son,
Today I have begotten You.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:8 - ‘Ask of Me, and I will surely give the [fn]nations as Your inheritance,
And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:9 - ‘You shall [fn]break them with a [fn]rod of iron,
You shall shatter them like [fn]earthenware.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:10 - Now therefore, O kings, show discernment;
Take warning, O [fn]judges of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:11 - [fn]Worship the LORD with [fn]reverence
And rejoice with trembling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:12 - [fn]Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way,
For His wrath may [fn]soon be kindled.
How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, Gentiles
Or, Messiah
Or, is enthroned
Or, consecrated
Or, decree: The LORD said to Me
Or, Gentiles
Another reading is rule
Or, scepter or staff
Literally: potter's ware
Or, leaders
Or, Serve
Or, fear
Literally: Kiss; some ancient versions read Do homage purely, or, Lay hold of instruction
Or, quickly, suddenly, easily

New American Standard Bible 1995
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