“I will announce the [a]decree of the Lord:
He said to Me, ‘You are (A)My Son,
Today I have fathered You.
Ask it of Me, and (B)I will certainly give (C)the [b]nations as Your inheritance,
And the (D)ends of the earth as Your possession.
You shall [c](E)break them with a [d]rod of iron,
You shall (F)shatter them like [e]earthenware.’”

10 Now then, you kings, (G)use insight;
Let yourselves be instructed, you [f]judges of the earth.
11 Serve the Lord with [g](H)reverence
And rejoice with (I)trembling.
12 [h]Kiss (J)the Son, that He not be angry and you perish on the way,
For (K)His wrath may be kindled quickly.
How blessed are all who (L)take refuge in Him!

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 2:7 Or decree: The Lord said to Me
  2. Psalm 2:8 Or Gentiles
  3. Psalm 2:9 Another reading is rule
  4. Psalm 2:9 Or scepter; or staff
  5. Psalm 2:9 Lit potter’s ware
  6. Psalm 2:10 Or leaders
  7. Psalm 2:11 Or fear
  8. Psalm 2:12 I.e., probably kiss the feet of the Son