Psalm 2:2
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New Living Translation
The kings of the earth prepare for battle; the rulers plot together against the LORD and against his anointed one.

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

Darby Bible Translation
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the princes plot together, against Jehovah and against his anointed:

World English Bible
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:2 The kings - Herod, and Pilate and others with or after them. Earth - So called in way of contempt and to shew their madness in opposing the God of heaven. Set - The word denotes the combination of their counsels and forces. Anointed - Against the king whom God hath chosen and exalted.

Psalm 2:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Dialogue ii. --The Unconfounded.
Eranistes and Orthodoxus. Eran.--I am come as I promised. 'Tis yours to adopt one of two alternatives, and either furnish a solution of my difficulties, or assent to what I and my friends lay down. Orth.--I accept your challenge, for I think it right and fair. But we must first recall to mind at what point we left off our discourse yesterday, and what was the conclusion of our argument. Eran.--I will remind you of the end. I remember our agreeing that the divine Word remained immutable, and took
Theodoret—The Ecclesiastical History of Theodoret

Of Civil Government.
OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT. This chapter consists of two principal heads,--I. General discourse on the necessity, dignity, and use of Civil Government, in opposition to the frantic proceedings of the Anabaptists, sec. 1-3. II. A special exposition of the three leading parts of which Civil Government consists, sec. 4-32. The first part treats of the function of Magistrates, whose authority and calling is proved, sec. 4-7. Next, the three Forms of civil government are added, sec. 8. Thirdly, Consideration
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

An Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
The object of this chapter is to present a rudimentary outline and summary of all that Augustin penned or spoke against those traditional North African Christians whom he was pleased to regard as schismatics. It will be arranged, so far as may be, in chronological order, following the dates suggested by the Benedictine edition. The necessary brevity precludes anything but a very meagre treatment of so considerable a theme. The writer takes no responsibility for the ecclesiological tenets of the
St. Augustine—writings in connection with the donatist controversy.

The Image and the Stone
'This is the dream; and we will tell the interpretation thereof before the king. 37. Thou, O king, art a king of kings: for the God of heaven hath given thee a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory. 38. And wheresoever the children of men dwell, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the heaven hath He given into thine hand, and hath made thee ruler over them all. Thou art this head of gold. 39. And after thee shall arise another kingdom inferior to thee, and another third kingdom of brass, which
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
John 1:41
Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, "We have found the Messiah" (which means "Christ").

Acts 4:26
The kings of the earth prepared for battle; the rulers gathered together against the LORD and against his Messiah.'

Revelation 11:15
Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices shouting in heaven: "The world has now become the Kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever."

Psalm 45:7
You love justice and hate evil. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you, pouring out the oil of joy on you more than on anyone else.

Psalm 46:6
The nations are in chaos, and their kingdoms crumble! God's voice thunders, and the earth melts!

Psalm 48:4
The kings of the earth joined forces and advanced against the city.

Psalm 74:18
See how these enemies insult you, LORD. A foolish nation has dishonored your name.

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