Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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,

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,

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 do the heathen rage, and the people imagine 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, 3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.


Cross References

Psalm 45:7

Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Psalm 48:4

For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.

John 1:41

He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Exodus 16:7

And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the LORD; for that he heareth your murmurings against the LORD: and what are we, that ye murmur against us?

Psalm 2:10

Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.

Psalm 74:23

Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually.

Psalm 110:5

The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

Matthew 27:1

When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

Luke 13:31

The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.

Luke 23:11-12

And Herod with his men of war set him at nought, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.

John 3:34

For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.

John 15:23

He that hateth me hateth my Father also.

Acts 4:5-8

And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,

Acts 9:4

And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Acts 10:38

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

Acts 12:1-6

Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.

Hebrews 1:9

Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

Revelation 17:12-14

And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.

Matthew 2:16

Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.

Matthew 26:3

Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,

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