1 Why do the nations rage, and the peoples devise a vain thing?
2 The kings of the earth take their stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against
Jehovah and against His anointed, saying,
3 Let us break and tear away their bonds, and cast away their cords from us.
4 He who sits in the Heavens shall laugh; Jehovah shall have them in derision.
5 Then He shall speak to them in His anger, and terrify them in His wrath.
6 Yet, I have set My King on My holy hill of Zion.
7 I will declare the decree: Jehovah has said unto Me, You are My Son; today I have
8 Ask of Me, and I will give the nations for Your inheritance, and the ends of the earth
for Your possession.
9 You shall break them with a rod of iron; You shall dash them in pieces like a potter's
10 And now be wise, O kings; be instructed, you judges of the earth.
11 Serve Jehovah with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
12 Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, and you perish from the way, when His wrath is
kindled but a little. Blessed are all those who put their trust in Him.