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.


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