Parallel Verses

King James Version

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

New American Standard Bible

‘You shall break them with a rod of iron,
You shall shatter them like earthenware.’”

Holman Bible

You will break them with a rod of iron;
You will shatter them like pottery.”

International Standard Version

You will break them with an iron rod, you will shatter them like pottery."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall break them with a rod of iron, thou shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Amplified


‘You shall break them with a rod of iron;
You shall shatter them [in pieces] like earthenware.’”

Bible in Basic English

They will be ruled by you with a rod of iron; they will be broken like a potter's vessel.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt break them with a sceptre of iron, as a potter's vessel thou shalt dash them in pieces.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt rule them with a rod of iron; as a potter's vessel shalt thou break them in pieces. kings, and be instructed, ye judging the land.

King James 2000

You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will break them with an iron rod. Like a potter's vessel you will shatter them."

Modern King James verseion

You shall break them with a rod of iron; You shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt bruise them with a rod of iron, and break them in pieces like a potter's vessel."

NET Bible

You will break them with an iron scepter; you will smash them like a potter's jar!'"

New Heart English Bible

You shall rule them with a rod of iron. You shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel."

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt shepherd them with a sceptre of iron, - as a potter's vessel, shalt thou dash them in pieces.

Webster

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

World English Bible

You shall break them with a rod of iron. You shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel."

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a potter Thou dost crush them.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
them with a rod
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

of iron
בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

thou shalt dash them in pieces
נפץ 
Naphats 
Usage: 22

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 2:9

Prayers for Psalm 2:9

Context Readings

The Messiah's Reign

8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. 9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. 10 Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.


Cross References

Psalm 89:23

And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.

Revelation 12:5

And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.

Psalm 110:5-6

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

Isaiah 30:14

And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.

Jeremiah 19:11

And shalt say unto them, Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Even so will I break this people and this city, as one breaketh a potter's vessel, that cannot be made whole again: and they shall bury them in Tophet, till there be no place to bury.

Revelation 2:26-27

And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:

Psalm 21:8-9

Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.

Isaiah 60:12

For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Matthew 21:44

And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

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