2:1 Why are the nations in an uproar? And why do the peoples mutter in vain?
2:2 The kings of the earth stand up, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against His anointed:
2:3 'Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.'
2:4 He that sitteth in heaven laugheth, the L-rd hath them in derision.
2:5 Then will He speak unto them in His wrath, and affright them in His sore displeasure:
2:6 'Truly it is I that have established My king upon Zion, My holy mountain.'
2:7 I will tell of the decree: the Lord said unto me: 'Thou art My son, this day have I begotten thee.
2:8 Ask of Me, and I will give the nations for thine inheritance, and the ends of the earth for thy possession.
2:9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.'
2:10 Now therefore, O ye kings, be wise; be admonished, ye judges of the earth.
2:11 Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
2:12 Do homage in purity, lest He be angry, and ye perish in the way, when suddenly His wrath is kindled. Happy are all they that take refuge in Him.
lâmmâh râgheshu ghoyim ule'ummiym yehgu-riyq
2:1 lâmmâh râgheshu ghoyim ule'ummiym yehgu-riyq
2:2 yithyatsebhumalkhêy-'erets verozeniym nosedhu-yâchadh `al-Adonay ve`al-meshiycho
2:3 nenatteqâh 'eth-moserothêymo venashliykhâh mimmennu`abhothêymo
2:4 yoshêbh bashâmayim yischâq 'adhonây yil`agh-lâmo
2:5 'âzyedhabbêr 'êlêymo bhe'appo ubhacharono yebhahalêmo
2:6 va'aniynâsakhtiy malkiy `al-tsiyyon har-qodhshiy
2:7 'asapperâh 'el choqAdonay 'âmar 'êlay beniy 'attâh 'aniy hayyom yelidhtiykha
2:8 she'al mimmenniy ve'ettenâh ghoyim nachalâthekha va'achuzzâthkha'aphsêy-'ârets
2:9 tero`êm beshêbheth barzel kikhliy yotsêr tenappetsêm
2:10 ve`attâh melâkhiym haskiylu hivvâsru shophethêy 'ârets
2:11 `ibhdhu 'eth-Adonay beyir'âh veghiylu bir`âdhâh
2:12 nashequ-bhar pen-ye'enaph.vetho'bhdhu dherekh kiy-yibh`ar kim`ath 'appo 'ashrêy kol-chosêy bho
version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.
The text is in the public domain.
Source for English: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/jps/psa.htm
Source for transliteration: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/tv/psa.htm
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