Psalm 2:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain?

New Living Translation
Why are the nations so angry? Why do they waste their time with futile plans?

English Standard Version
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?

Berean Study Bible
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?

New American Standard Bible
Why are the nations restless And the peoples plotting in vain?

NASB 1995
Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

NASB 1977
Why are the nations in an uproar, And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Amplified Bible
Why are the nations in an uproar [in turmoil against God], And why do the people devise a vain and hopeless plot?

Christian Standard Bible
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why do the nations rebel and the peoples plot in vain?

Contemporary English Version
Why do the nations plot, and why do their people make useless plans?

Good News Translation
Why do the nations plan rebellion? Why do people make their useless plots?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Why do the nations gather together? Why do their people devise useless plots?

International Standard Version
Why are the nations in an uproar, and their people involved in a vain plot?

NET Bible
Why do the nations rebel? Why are the countries devising plots that will fail?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

New King James Version
Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing?

King James 2000 Bible
Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

New Heart English Bible
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain?

World English Bible
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

American King James Version
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

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

A Faithful Version
Why do the nations rage and the people plot in vain?

Darby Bible Translation
Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and [why] do the peoples meditate a vain thing?

English Revised Version
Why do the nations rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?

Webster's Bible Translation
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Why doe the heathen rage, & the people murmure in vaine?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Why do the Heathen so furiously rage together? and why do the people imagine a vayne thing?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Why do the Heithe grudge? why do the people ymagyn vayne thinges?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Why have nations assembled tumultuously? And peoples meditate vanity?

Young's Literal Translation
Why have nations tumultuously assembled? And do peoples meditate vanity?

Smith's Literal Translation
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Why have the Gentiles raged, and the people devised vain things?

Catholic Public Domain Version
Why have the Gentiles been seething, and why have the people been pondering nonsense?

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot futility?

Lamsa Bible
WHY do the Gentiles rage and the peoples imagine vain things?

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Why are the nations in an uproar? And why do the peoples mutter in vain?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wherefore did the heathen rage, and the nations imagine vain things?








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