Psalms 2:2

“The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Kings of the earth set themselues, and the rulers take counsell together, against the Lord, and against his Anoynted, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against Jehovah, and against his anointed, `saying',
- American Standard Version (1901)

The kings of the earth have taken their place, and the rulers are fixed in their purpose, against the Lord, and against the king of his selection, saying,
- Basic English Bible

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the princes plot together, against Jehovah and against his anointed:
- Darby Bible

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
- Webster's Bible

The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,
- World English Bible

Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:
- Youngs Literal Bible

The kings of the earth stand up, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against His anointed:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 2:2


2:2 The kings - Herod, and Pilate and others with or after them. Earth - So called in way of contempt and to shew their madness in opposing the God of heaven. Set - The word denotes the combination of their counsels and forces. Anointed - Against the king whom God hath chosen and exalted.


Discussion for Psalms 2

  • Gregory
    THE lord JESUS will help you as long as you stay true to him.
  • Mild Bill
    Heathen have chosen as did Cain,a way that seems right to them,recipients of the tree of knowledge of good and evil,before the tree of life.The order was clear to Adam,but he subjected himself and posterity to Satan.Without life within the fruit of knowledge is deadly poisonous,evident in today's world that struggles/craves for life without God."He that hath the Son,hath life",and the truth of God
  • A disciple
    Mild Bill; Amen Brother. And what is it that they so furiously rage against, and have their vain imagination? "..Against the LORD, and against His Anointed - Christ." It filled up in their slanders and accusations and lies; its filled up in their movies and music; its filled up in every thought of their hearts and expression: "NO GOD!" and "NO ONE TELLING ME ANYTHING!" O COME LORD JESUS! ITS TIME!
  • Don lench
    i would say that let the verses one to five are talking about the battle of armageddon :) and of course in a lesser sense people or persons or countries or organizations who think they can persecute christians without eventual consequences
  • B.Stewart
    God is Good all the time. And all the time God is Good. Think, if we all followed God and what he needs us to do, there would be no Evil to worry about. Our children would be safe. Death would be years away. Oh what a Glorious day That will be.
  • L.Holder
    God is great . He lay down his rules for us to follow . All we need to do is be faithful and love each other . God is not mock and he is looking out for us . Take heed and let God leads you

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