Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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?

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

References

Images Psalm 2:1

Prayers for Psalm 2:1

Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

1 Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot? 2 As the kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers conspire together against the LORD and his anointed one, they say,


Cross References

Psalm 46:6

The nations roared; the kingdoms were shaken. His voice boomed; the earth melts.

Psalm 83:4-8

They say, "Let us go and erase them as a nation so the name of Israel will not be remembered anymore."

Revelation 17:14

They will wage war against the lamb, but the lamb will conquer them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings. Those who are called, chosen, and faithful are with him."

Psalm 18:42

I ground them like wind-swept dust; I emptied them out like dirt in the street.

Psalm 21:11

Though they plot evil against you and devise schemes, they will not succeed.

Isaiah 8:9

"Band together, you nations, but be shattered! Listen, all you distant countries! Strap on your armor, but be shattered.

Matthew 21:38

But when the tenant farmers saw his son, they told one another, "This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him and get his inheritance!'

Luke 18:32

because he'll be handed over to the unbelievers, and will be mocked, insulted, and spit on.

Luke 22:1-2

Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was near.

Luke 22:5

They were delighted, and agreed to give him money.

Luke 22:22-23

The Son of Man is going away, just as it has been determined, but how terrible it will be for that man by whom he is betrayed!"

John 11:49-50

But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, told them, "You don't know anything!

Acts 4:25-26

You said by the Holy Spirit through the voice of our ancestor, your servant David, "Why do the unbelievers rage, and the people devise useless plots?

Acts 5:33

When the Council heard this, they became furious and wanted to kill them.

Acts 16:22

The crowd joined in the attack against them. Then the magistrates had Paul and Silas stripped of their clothes and ordered them beaten with rods.

Acts 17:5-6

But the Jewish leaders became jealous, and they took some contemptible characters who used to hang out in the public square, formed a mob, and started a riot in the city. They attacked Jason's home and searched it for Paul and Silas in order to bring them out to the people.

Acts 19:28-32

When they heard this, they became furious and began to shout, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!"

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