and the peoples plot in vain?
and the rulers take counsel together,
against the Lord and against his tAnointed, saying,
3 “Let us uburst their bonds apart
and cast away their cords from us.”
the Lord holds them in derision.
5 Then he will speak to them in his xwrath,
and terrify them in his fury, saying,
6 “As for me, I have yset my King
The Lord said to me, b“You are my Son;
today I have begotten you.
and cthe ends of the earth your possession.
and dash them in pieces like fa potter’s vessel.”
be warned, O rulers of the earth.
lest he be angry, and you perish in the way,
for his lwrath is quickly kindled.
mBlessed are all who take refuge in him.
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