Psalms Chapter 2 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 2:1

Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish?

Psalms 2:2

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,

Psalms 2:3

Let their chains be broken, and their cords taken from off us.

Psalms 2:4

Then he whose seat is in the heavens will be laughing: the Lord will make sport of them.

Psalms 2:5

Then will his angry words come to their ears, and by his wrath they will be troubled:

Psalms 2:6

But I have put my king on my holy hill of Zion.

Psalms 2:7

I will make clear the Lord's decision: he has said to me, You are my son, this day have I given you being.

Psalms 2:8

Make your request to me, and I will give you the nations for your heritage, and the farthest limits of the earth will be under your hand.

Psalms 2:9

They will be ruled by you with a rod of iron; they will be broken like a potter's vessel.

Psalms 2:10

So now be wise, you kings: take his teaching, you judges of the earth.

Psalms 2:11

Give worship to the Lord with fear, kissing his feet and giving him honour,

Psalms 2:12

For fear that he may be angry, causing destruction to come on you, because he is quickly moved to wrath. Happy are all those who put their faith in him.