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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psalms 2

 

 

Introduction
1The kingdom of Christ.
10Kings are exhorted to accept it.

Verse 1
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
A. M. 2963. B.C. 1042. Why
18:42; 46:6; 83:4-8; Isaiah 8:9; Luke 18:32; Acts 4:25
rage
or, tumultuously assemble.
Luke 22:1,2,5,22,23; Acts 16:22; 17:5,6; 19:28-32
people
Matthew 21:38; John 11:49,50; Acts 5:33; Revelation 17:14
imagine
Heb. meditate.

Verse 2
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
kings
10; 48:4; 110:5; Matthew 2:16; Luke 13:31; 23:11,12; Acts 12:1-6; Revelation 17:12-14
rulers
Matthew 26:3,59; 27:1; Acts 4:5-8
Lord
Exodus 16:7; Proverbs 21:30; John 15:23; Acts 9:4
anointed
45:7; 89:20; Isaiah 61:1; John 1:41; 3:34; Acts 10:38; Hebrews 1:9

Verse 3
Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
Jeremiah 5:5; Luke 19:14,27; 1 Peter 2:7,8

Verse 4
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.
He that
11:4; 68:33; 115:3; Isaiah 40:22; 57:15; 66:1
shall laugh
37:13; 53:5; 59:8; 2 Kings 19:21; Proverbs 1:26

Verse 5
Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.
Then
50:16-22; Isaiah 11:4; 66:6; Matthew 22:7; 23:33-36; Luke 19:27,43,44; Revelation 1:16; 19:15
vex
or, trouble. sore.
110:5,6; Zechariah 1:15

Verse 6
Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.
Yet
45:6; 89:27,36,37; 110:1,2; Isaiah 9:6,7; Daniel 7:13,14; Matthew 28:18; Acts 2:34-36; 5:30,31; Ephesians 1:22; Philippians 2:9-11
set
Heb. anointed. my, etc. Heb. Zion, the hill of my holiness.
48:1,2; 50:2; 78:68; 132:13,14; Hebrews 12:22; Revelation 14:1

Verse 7
I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.
the decree
or, for a decree.
148:6; Job 23:13; Isaiah 46:10
Thou
Matthew 3:17; 8:29; 16:16; 17:5; Acts 8:37; 13:33; Romans 1:4; Hebrews 1:5; 3:6; Hebrews 5:5,8
this
89:27; John 1:14,18; 3:16; Hebrews 1:6

Verse 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
John 17:4,5
and I
22:27; 72:8; Daniel 7:13

Verse 9
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
21:8,9; 89:23; 110:5,6; Isaiah 30:14; 60:12; Jeremiah 19:11; Daniel 2:44; Matthew 21:44; Revelation 2:26,27; 12:5

Verse 10
Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth.
Be wise
Jeremiah 6:8; Hosea 14:9
O
45:12; 72:10,11; Isaiah 49:23; 52:15; 60:3,10,11
be instructed
82:1-8

Verse 11
Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Serve
89:7; Hebrews 12:28,29
rejoice
95:1-8; 97:1; 99:1; 119:120; Philippians 2:12; Hebrews 4:1,2; 12:25

Verse 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
Genesis 41:40,43,44; 1 Samuel 10:1; 1 Kings 19:18; Hosea 13:2; John 5:23
Son
and, etc
Or, "and ye lose the way," or, "and ye perish in the way." The LXX., and Vulgate have, "and ye perish from the righteous way:" and the Syriac, "and ye perish from his way."
ye perish
1:6; John 14:6
when
5; 2 Thessalonians 1:8,9; Revelation 6:16,17; 14:9-11
Blessed
40:4; 84:12; 146:3-5; Proverbs 16:20; Isaiah 26:3,4; 30:18; Jeremiah 17:7; Romans 9:33; Romans 10:11; Ephesians 1:12; 1 Peter 1:21; 2:6

 


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 2:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/psalms-2.html.

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