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Psalm 2 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:1 - Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples meditate vanity?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:2 - Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:3 - 'Let us draw off Their cords, And cast from us Their thick bands.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:4 - He who is sitting in the heavens doth laugh, The Lord doth mock at them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:5 - Then doth He speak unto them in His anger, And in His wrath He doth trouble them:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:6 - 'And I -- I have anointed My King, Upon Zion -- My holy hill.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:7 - I declare concerning a statute: Jehovah said unto me, 'My Son Thou art, I to-day have brought thee forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:8 - Ask of Me and I give nations -- thy inheritance, And thy possession -- the ends of earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:9 - Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a potter Thou dost crush them.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:10 - And now, O kings, act wisely, Be instructed, O judges of earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:11 - Serve ye Jehovah with fear, And rejoice with trembling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:12 - Kiss the Chosen One, lest He be angry, And ye lose the way, When His anger burneth but a little, O the happiness of all trusting in Him!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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