New International Version
The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed one.'
King James Bible
The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ.
Darby Bible Translation
The kings of the earth were there, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord and against his Christ.
World English Bible
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take council together, against the Lord, and against his Christ.'
Young's Literal Translation
the kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord and against His Christ;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Against the Lord and against his Christ - Κατα του Χριστου αυτου should be translated, against his Anointed, because it particularly agrees with ὁν εχρισας, whom thou hast Anointed, in the succeeding verse.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Chester Cathedral, 1871. Acts iv. 13, 18-20. "Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. . . . And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak …
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Against the Modern Free-Thinkers.
Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?
The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,
Yet this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'It will not take place, it will not happen,
"Seventy 'sevens' are decreed for your people and your holy city to finish transgression, to put an end to sin, to atone for wickedness, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the Most Holy Place.
"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,
how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy."
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