King James Bible

 King James BibleYoung's Literal Translation
1:1  Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat;
1:2  But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. But -- in the law of Jehovah `is' his delight, And in His law he doth meditate by day and by night:
1:3  And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. And he hath been as a tree, Planted by rivulets of water, That giveth its fruit in its season, And its leaf doth not wither, And all that he doth he causeth to prosper.
1:4  The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. Not so the wicked: But -- as chaff that wind driveth away!
1:5  Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. Therefore the wicked rise not in judgment, Nor sinners in the company of the righteous,
1:6  For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish. For Jehovah is knowing the way of the righteous, And the way of the wicked is lost!
2:1  Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples meditate vanity?
2:2  The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Station themselves do kings of the earth, And princes have been united together, Against Jehovah, and against His Messiah:
2:3  Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. `Let us draw off Their cords, And cast from us Their thick bands.'
2:4  He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. He who is sitting in the heavens doth laugh, The Lord doth mock at them.
2:5  Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. Then doth He speak unto them in His anger, And in His wrath He doth trouble them:
2:6  Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. `And I -- I have anointed My King, Upon Zion -- My holy hill.'
2:7  I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. I declare concerning a statute: Jehovah said unto me, `My Son Thou `art', I to-day have brought thee forth.
2:8  Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Ask of Me and I give nations -- thy inheritance, And thy possession -- the ends of earth.
2:9  Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a potter Thou dost crush them.'
2:10  Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. And now, O kings, act wisely, Be instructed, O judges of earth,
2:11  Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. Serve ye Jehovah with fear, And rejoice with trembling.
2:12  Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him. 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!
 A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
3:1  LORD, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me. A Psalm of David, in his fleeing from the face of Absalom his son. Jehovah, how have my distresses multiplied! Many are rising up against me.
3:2  Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. Many are saying of my soul, `There is no salvation for him in God.' Selah.

 

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