Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Give sincere homage to the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him. A Psalm by David, when he fled from Absalom his son.

New American Standard Bible

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

King James Version

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Holman Bible

Pay homage to the Son or He will be angry
and you will perish in your rebellion,
for His anger may ignite at any moment.
All those who take refuge in Him are happy.

International Standard Version

Kiss the son before he becomes angry, and you die where you stand. Indeed, his wrath can flare up quickly. How blessed are those who take refuge in him. A Davidic Psalm, when he fled from his son Absalom.

A Conservative Version

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him.

American Standard Version

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, For his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all they that take refuge in him.

Amplified

Kiss the Son [pay homage to Him in purity], lest He be angry and you perish in the way, for soon shall His wrath be kindled. O blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are all those who seek refuge and put their trust in Him!

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, though his anger burn but a little. Blessed are all who have their trust in him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Kiss the Son lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way when his wrath is kindled in a little while. Blessed are all those that put their trust in him.

Julia Smith Translation

Kiss the chosen lest he shall be angry, and ye perish in the way when his anger shall kindle as a little. Happy all they putting their trust in him.

King James 2000

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Kiss the Son lest he be angry and you perish [on the] way, for his anger burns quickly. Blessed are all [who] take refuge in him.

Modern King James verseion

Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, and you perish from the way, when His wrath is kindled in but a little time. Blessed are all who put their trust in Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and so ye perish from the right way. For his wrath shall be kindled shortly: blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

NET Bible

Give sincere homage! Otherwise he will be angry, and you will die because of your behavior, when his anger quickly ignites. How blessed are all who take shelter in him!

New Heart English Bible

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him.

The Emphasized Bible

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish by the way, for soon might be kindled his anger, - How happy are all who seek refuge in him!

Webster

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Kiss the Chosen One, lest He be angry, And ye lose the way, When His anger burneth but a little, O the happiness of all trusting in Him!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

the Son
בּר 
Bar 
son
Usage: 4

lest he be angry
אנף 
'anaph 
Usage: 14

and ye perish
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

from the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

is kindled
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

but a little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

חסה 
Chacah 
to trust, to make a refuge, have hope
Usage: 37

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 2:12

References

Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

11 Serve Yahweh with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 12 Give sincere homage to the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him. A Psalm by David, when he fled from Absalom his son.


Cross References

John 5:23

that all may honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who doesn't honor the Son doesn't honor the Father who sent him.

1 Samuel 10:1

Then Samuel took the vial of oil, and poured it on his head, and kissed him, and said, "Isn't it that Yahweh has anointed you to be prince over his inheritance?

1 Kings 19:18

Yet will I leave seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed to Baal, and every mouth which has not kissed him."

Psalm 84:12

Yahweh of Armies, blessed is the man who trusts in you. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.

Proverbs 16:20

He who heeds the Word finds prosperity. Whoever trusts in Yahweh is blessed.

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore Yahweh will wait, that he may be gracious to you; and therefore he will be exalted, that he may have mercy on you, for Yahweh is a God of justice. Blessed are all those who wait for him.

Jeremiah 17:7

Blessed is the man who trusts in Yahweh, and whose trust Yahweh is.

Romans 9:33

even as it is written, "Behold, I lay in Zion a stumbling stone and a rock of offense; and no one who believes in him will be disappointed."

Revelation 6:16-17

They told the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

Genesis 41:40

You shall be over my house, and according to your word will all my people be ruled. Only in the throne I will be greater than you."

Genesis 41:43-44

and he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had. They cried before him, "Bow the knee!" He set him over all the land of Egypt.

Psalm 1:6

For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 2:5

Then he will speak to them in his anger, and terrify them in his wrath:

Psalm 2:7

I will tell of the decree. Yahweh said to me, "You are my son. Today I have become your father.

Psalm 34:8

Oh taste and see that Yahweh is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man who makes Yahweh his trust, and doesn't respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Psalm 146:3-5

Don't put your trust in princes, each a son of man in whom there is no help.

Isaiah 26:3-4

You will keep whoever's mind is steadfast in perfect peace, because he trusts in you.

Hosea 13:2

Now they sin more and more, and have made themselves molten images of their silver, even idols according to their own understanding, all of them the work of the craftsmen. They say of them, 'They offer human sacrifice and kiss the calves.'

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except through me.

Romans 10:11

For the Scripture says, "Whoever believes in him will not be disappointed."

Ephesians 1:12

to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

1 Peter 1:21

who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead, and gave him glory; so that your faith and hope might be in God.

1 Peter 2:6

Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious: He who believes in him will not be disappointed."

Revelation 14:9-11

Another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead, or on his hand,

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