New International Version
Ask me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession.
King James Bible
Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Darby Bible Translation
Ask of me, and I will give thee nations for an inheritance, and for thy possession the ends of the earth:
World English Bible
Ask of me, and I will give the nations for your inheritance, the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession.
Young's Literal Translation
Ask of Me and I give nations -- thy inheritance, And thy possession -- the ends of earth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ask of me, and I shall give thee - Here a second branch of Christ's office as Savior of the world is referred to; viz., his mediatorial office. Having died as an atoning sacrifice, and risen again from the dead, he was now to make intercession for mankind; and in virtue and on account of what he had done and suffered, he was, at his request, to have the nations for his inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for his possession. He was to become supreme Lord in the mediatorial kingdom; in consequence of which he sent his apostles throughout the habitable globe to preach the Gospel to every man.
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He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the Lord shall have them in derision. T he extent and efficacy [effects] of the depravity of mankind cannot be fully estimated by the conduct of heathens destitute of divine revelation. We may say of the Gospel, in one sense, what the Apostle says of the Law, It entered that sin might abound (Romans 5:20) . It afforded occasion for displaying the alienation of the heart of man from the blessed God, in the strongest light. The sensuality, oppression and …
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but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.
To the one who is victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations--
For the director of music. A psalm of David. The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How great is his joy in the victories you give!
You have granted him his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips.
All the ends of the earth will remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations will bow down before him,
The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.
May God bless us still, so that all the ends of the earth will fear him.
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