Psalm 2:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

King James Version

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Holman Bible

Why do the nations rebel and the peoples plot in vain?

International Standard Version

Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot?

A Conservative Version

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate vain {things (LXX/NT)}?

American Standard Version

Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Amplified

Why do the nations assemble with commotion [uproar and confusion of voices], and why do the people imagine (meditate upon and devise) an empty scheme?

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and why do the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?

King James 2000

Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why are nations in tumult, and countries plotting in vain?

Modern King James verseion

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples meditate on a vain thing?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

W hy did the heathen rage and the people imagine vain things?

NET Bible

Why do the nations rebel? Why are the countries devising plots that will fail?

New Heart English Bible

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

New simplified Bible

Why do the nations conspire together and rage? Why do the peoples plot in vain?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?

Webster

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

World English Bible

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples meditate vanity?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Why do the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

רגשׁ 
Ragash 
Usage: 1

and the people
לאום לאם 
L@om 
Usage: 35

הגה 
Hagah 
Usage: 25

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 2:1

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Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

1 Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 46:6

The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted.

Psalm 83:4-8

They have said, "Come, and let us wipe them out as a nation, That the name of Israel be remembered no more."

Revelation 17:14

"These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those who are with Him are the called and chosen and faithful."

Psalm 18:42

Then I beat them fine as the dust before the wind; I emptied them out as the mire of the streets.

Psalm 21:11

Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.

Isaiah 8:9

"Be broken, O peoples, and be shattered; And give ear, all remote places of the earth. Gird yourselves, yet be shattered; Gird yourselves, yet be shattered.

Matthew 21:38

"But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'

Luke 18:32

"For He will be handed over to the Gentiles, and will be mocked and mistreated and spit upon,

Luke 22:1-2

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was approaching.

Luke 22:5

They were glad and agreed to give him money.

Luke 22:22-23

"For indeed, the Son of Man is going as it has been determined; but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!"

John 11:49-50

But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, "You know nothing at all,

Acts 4:25-26

who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said, 'WHY DID THE GENTILES RAGE, AND THE PEOPLES DEVISE FUTILE THINGS?

Acts 5:33

But when they heard this, they were cut to the quick and intended to kill them.

Acts 16:22

The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods.

Acts 17:5-6

But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.

Acts 19:28-32

When they heard this and were filled with rage, they began crying out, saying, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!"



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