Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples
Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have
been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:
'Let us draw off Their cords, And cast from us Their thick
He who is sitting in the heavens doth laugh, The Lord doth
mock at them.
Then doth He speak unto them in His anger, And in His wrath
He doth trouble them:
'And I -- I have anointed My King, Upon Zion -- My holy
I declare concerning a statute: Jehovah said unto me, 'My
Son Thou art, I to-day have brought thee forth.
Ask of Me and I give nations -- thy inheritance, And thy
possession -- the ends of earth.
Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a
potter Thou dost crush them.'
And now, O kings, act wisely, Be instructed, O judges of
Serve ye Jehovah with fear, And rejoice with trembling.
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!