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?

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 the peoples devising a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 46:6

The Gentiles raged, the kingdoms were moved; he uttered his voice, the earth melted.

Psalm 83:4-8

They have said, Come and let us cut them off from being a people that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.

Revelation 17:14

These shall make war against the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them; for he is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those that are with him are called and chosen and faithful.

Psalm 18:42

Then I beat them as small as the dust before the wind: I scattered them as the dirt in the streets.

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against thee; they imagined a wicked device, but they did not prevail.

Isaiah 8:9

Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries, prepare yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces.

Matthew 21:38

But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us take his inheritance.

Luke 18:32

For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles and shall be mocked and spitefully treated and spitted on;

Luke 22:1-2

Now the feast of unleavened bread drew near, which is called the Passover.

Luke 22:5

And they were glad and covenanted to give him money.

Luke 22:22-23

And truly the Son of man goes as it was determined; but woe unto that man by whom he is betrayed!

John 11:49-50

And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all

Acts 4:25-26

who (in the Holy Spirit) by the mouth of thy servant David (our father) hast said, Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine vain things?

Acts 5:33

When they heard that, they were divided and took counsel to slay them.

Acts 16:22

And the multitude rose up together against them, and the magistrates rent off their clothes and commanded to beat them.

Acts 17:5-6

But the disobedient Jews, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort and gathered a company and set all the city on an uproar and assaulted the house of Jason and sought to bring them out to the people.

Acts 19:28-32

And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

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