Bible/Psalms/2/1

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The Book of Psalms
Psalm 2: Verse 1
A comparison of various English translations.

Wycliffe[edit]

Whi gnastiden with teeth hethene men; and puplis thouyten veyn thingis?

Tyndale[edit]

Bible (Tyndale)/Psalms

Bishops'[edit]

Bible (Bishops')/Psalms

Douay-Rheims[edit]

Bible (Douay-Rheims)/Psalms

1611 King James Version[edit]

Why ** Aƈts. 4. 25. do the heathen ǁǁ Or, tumultuouſly aſſemble? rage, and the people †Hebr. meditate. imagine a vaine thing?

1769 King James Version[edit]

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

American Standard[edit]

Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Jewish Publication Society[edit]

World English Bible[edit]

Why do the nations rage,

and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Wikisource[edit]

Why should the foreigners rile, and the nations speak nothings?[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. יֶהְגּוּ-רִיק literally-- speak void, figuratively, talk hot air. The words for "nothingness" or "meaningless" are wrongly translated into "vanity" in several places.