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Psalm 2:6–9

6 “But as for Me, I have 1installed aMy King

Upon Zion, bMy holy mountain.”

7 “I will surely tell of the 1decree of the Lord:

He said to Me, ‘You are aMy Son,

Today I have begotten You.

8 ‘Ask of Me, and aI will surely give bthe 1nations as Your inheritance,

And the very cends of the earth as Your possession.

9 ‘You shall 1abreak them with a 2rod of iron,

You shall bshatter them like 3earthenware.’ ”

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Psalm 2:6–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

“I have installed my king

on Zion, my holy mountain.”

I will proclaim the Lord’s decree:

He said to me, “You are my son;

today I have become your father.

Ask me,

and I will make the nations your inheritance,

the ends of the earth your possession.

You will break them with a rod of iron;

you will dash them to pieces like pottery.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“As for me, I have set my King

on Zion, my holy hill.”

I will tell of the decree:

The Lord said to me, “You are my Son;

today I have begotten you.

Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage,

and the ends of the earth your possession.

You shall break them with a rod of iron

and dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Yet have I set my king

Upon my holy hill of Zion.

I will declare the decree:

The Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son;

This day have I begotten thee.

Ask of me,

And I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance,

And the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron;

Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.

Psalm 2:6–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For the Lord declares, “I have placed my chosen king on the throne

in Jerusalem, on my holy mountain.”

The king proclaims the Lord’s decree:

“The Lord said to me, ‘You are my son.

Today I have become your Father.

Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance,

the whole earth as your possession.

You will break them with an iron rod

and smash them like clay pots.’ ”

Psalm 2:6–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Yet I have set My King

On My holy hill of Zion.”

“I will declare the decree:

The Lord has said to Me,

‘You are My Son,

Today I have begotten You.

Ask of Me, and I will give You

The nations for Your inheritance,

And the ends of the earth for Your possession.

You shall break them with a rod of iron;

You shall dash them to pieces like a potter’s vessel.’ ”

Psalm 2:6–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

He says, “I have appointed my own king

to rule in Jerusalem on my holy mountain, Zion.”

Now I will tell you what the Lord has declared:

He said to me, “You are my son.

Today I have become your father.

If you ask me, I will give you the nations;

all the people on earth will be yours.

You will rule over them with an iron rod.

You will break them into pieces like pottery.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Yet I have set my king

Upon my holy hill of Zion.

I will tell of the decree:

Jehovah said unto me, Thou art my son;

This day have I begotten thee.

Ask of me, and I will give thee the nations for thine inheritance,

And the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron;

Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.

Psalm 2:6–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And I have anointed my king upon Zion, the hill of my holiness.

I will declare the decree: Jehovah hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; I this day have begotten thee. Ask of me, and I will give thee nations for an inheritance, and for thy possession the ends of the earth: Thou shalt break them with a sceptre of iron, as a potter’s vessel thou shalt dash them in pieces.

Psalm 2:6–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“I have installed my own king on Zion, my holy mountain.”

I will announce the Lord’s decree.

He said to me:

“You are my Son.

Today I have become your Father.

Ask me, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance

and the ends of the earth as your own possession.

You will break them with an iron scepter.

You will smash them to pieces like pottery.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“I have consecrated My King

on Zion, My holy mountain.”

I will declare the Lord’s decree:

He said to Me, “You are My Son;

today I have become Your Father.

Ask of Me,

and I will make the nations Your inheritance

and the ends of the earth Your possession.

You will break them with a rod of iron;

You will shatter them like pottery.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“I have set my king on Zion, my holy hill.”

I will tell of the decree of the Lord:

He said to me, “You are my son;

today I have begotten you.

Ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage,

and the ends of the earth your possession.

You shall break them with a rod of iron,

and dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“But as for me, I have set my king

on Zion, my holy mountain.”

I will tell the decree;

Yahweh said to me:

“You are my son;

today I have begotten you.

Ask from me and I will make the nations your heritage,

and your possession the ends of the earth.

You will break them with an iron rod.

Like a potter’s vessel you will shatter them.”

Psalm 2:6–9 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

He says to them,

“I have placed my king on my holy mountain of Zion.”

I will announce what the Lord has promised.

He said to me, “You are my son.

Today I have become your father.

Ask me, and I will give the nations to you.

All nations on earth will belong to you.

You will rule them with an iron rod.

You will break them to pieces like clay pots.”