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Bible in Basic English

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,

New American Standard Bible

The kings of the earth take their stand
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,

King James Version

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

Holman Bible

The kings of the earth take their stand,
and the rulers conspire together
against the Lord and His Anointed One:

International Standard Version

As the kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers conspire together against the LORD and his anointed one, they say,

A Conservative Version

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against LORD, and against his anointed, [saying],

American Standard Version

The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against Jehovah, and against his anointed,'saying ,

Amplified


The kings of the earth take their stand;
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and His Anointed (the Davidic King, the Messiah, the Christ), saying,

Darby Translation

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the princes plot together, against Jehovah and against his anointed:

Julia Smith Translation

The kings of the earth will place themselves, and the princes sat down together against Jehovah and against his Messiah.

King James 2000

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] kings of [the] earth establish themselves, and the rulers conspire together against Yahweh and his anointed:

Modern King James verseion

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers plot together, against Jehovah and against His anointed, saying,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The kings of the earth stood up and the rulers came together against the LORD, and against his Christ.

NET Bible

The kings of the earth form a united front; the rulers collaborate against the Lord and his anointed king.

New Heart English Bible

The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his Anointed, saying,

The Emphasized Bible

The kings of earth take their station, and, grave men, have met by appointment together, - against Yahweh, and against his Anointed One saying :

Webster

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

World English Bible

The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,

Youngs Literal Translation

Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

themselves, and the rulers
רזן 
Razan 
Usage: 6

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

משׁיח 
Mashiyach 
Usage: 38

Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

1 Why are the nations so violently moved, and why are the thoughts of the people so foolish? 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, 3 Let their chains be broken, and their cords taken from off us.


Cross References

Psalm 45:7

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil: and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head, lifting you high over all other kings.

Psalm 45:7

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil: and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head, lifting you high over all other kings.

John 1:41

Early in the morning he came across his brother and said to him, We have made discovery! It is the Messiah! (which is to say, the Christ).

Psalm 89:20

I have made discovery of David my servant; I have put my holy oil on his head.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Exodus 16:7

And in the morning you will see the glory of the Lord; for your angry words against the Lord have come to his ears: and what are we that you are crying out against us?

Psalm 2:10

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

Psalm 74:18

Keep this in mind, O Lord, that your haters have said cruel things, and that your name has been looked down on by a people of evil behaviour.

Psalm 74:23

Keep in mind the voice of your haters; the outcry of those who come against you goes up every day.

Psalm 74:23

Keep in mind the voice of your haters; the outcry of those who come against you goes up every day.

Proverbs 21:30

Wisdom and knowledge and wise suggestions are of no use against the Lord.

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;

Matthew 27:1

Now when it was morning, all the chief priests and those in authority took thought together with the purpose of putting Jesus to death.

Luke 13:31

At that time, certain Pharisees came to him and said, Go away from this place, because Herod's purpose is to put you to death.

Luke 23:11-12

And Herod, with the men of his army, put shame on him and made sport of him, and dressing him in shining robes, he sent him back to Pilate.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent says God's words; and God does not give him the Spirit by measure.

John 15:23

He who has hate for me has hate for my Father.

Acts 4:5-8

And on the day after, the rulers and those in authority and the scribes came together in Jerusalem;

Acts 9:4

And he went down on the earth, and a voice said to him, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?

Acts 10:38

About Jesus of Nazareth, how God gave the Holy Spirit to him, with power: and how he went about doing good and making well all who were troubled by evil spirits, for God was with him.

Acts 12:1-6

Now, about that time, Herod the king made cruel attacks on the Christians.

Hebrews 1:9

You have been a lover of righteousness and a hater of evil; and so God, your God, has put the oil of joy on your head more than on the heads of those who are with you.

Revelation 17:12-14

And the ten horns which you saw are ten kings, which still have been given no kingdom; but they are given authority as kings, with the beast, for one hour.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was very angry; and he sent out, and put to death all the male children in Beth-lehem and in all the parts round about it, from two years old and under, acting on the knowledge which he had got with care from the wise men.

Matthew 26:3

Then the chief priests and the rulers of the people came together in the house of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.

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