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Psalm 2

Psa. 2:12 KJV (With Strong’s)

nashaq (Hebrew #5401)
to kiss, literally or figuratively (touch); also (as a mode of attachment), to equip with weapons
KJV usage: armed (men), rule, kiss, that touched.
Pronounce: naw-shak'
Origin: a primitive root (identical with 5400, through the idea of fastening up; compare 2388, 2836)
y the Son
bar (Hebrew #1248)
the heir (apparent to the throne)
KJV usage: son.
Pronounce: bar
Origin: borrowed (as a title) from 1247
, lest he be angry
'anaph (Hebrew #599)
to breathe hard, i.e. be enraged
KJV usage: be angry (displeased).
Pronounce: aw-naf'
Origin: a primitive root
, and ye perish
'abad (Hebrew #6)
properly, to wander away, i.e. lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy)
KJV usage: break, destroy(- uction), + not escape, fail, lose, (cause to, make) perish, spend, X and surely, take, be undone, X utterly, be void of, have no way to flee.
Pronounce: aw-bad'
Origin: a primitive root
from the way
derek (Hebrew #1870)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
KJV usage: along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: deh'-rek
Origin: from 1869
, when his wrath
'aph (Hebrew #639)
properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire
KJV usage: anger(-gry), + before, countenance, face, + forebearing, forehead, + (long-)suffering, nose, nostril, snout, X worthy, wrath.
Pronounce: af
Origin: from 599
is kindled
ba`ar (Hebrew #1197)
to kindle, i.e. consume (by fire or by eating); also (as denominative from 1198) to be(-come) brutish
KJV usage: be brutish, bring (put, take) away, burn, (cause to) eat (up), feed, heat, kindle, set ((on fire)), waste.
Pronounce: baw-ar'
Origin: a primitive root
but a little
m`at (Hebrew #4592)
from 4591; a little or few (often adverbial or compar.)
KJV usage: almost (some, very) few(-er, -est), lightly, little (while), (very) small (matter, thing), some, soon, X very.
Pronounce: meh-at'
Origin: or miat {meh-awt'}
. Blessed
'esher (Hebrew #835)
happiness; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!
KJV usage: blessed, happy.
Pronounce: eh'-sher
Origin: from 833
z are all they that put their trust
chacah (Hebrew #2620)
to flee for protection (compare 982); figuratively, to confide in
KJV usage: have hope, make refuge, (put) trust.
Pronounce: khaw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
in him.

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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.
Psa. 40:4• 4Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. (Psa. 40:4)
Psa. 84:12• 12O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee. (Psa. 84:12)
Psa. 146:3‑5• 3Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
4His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
5Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God:
(Psa. 146:3‑5)
Prov. 16:20• 20He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he. (Prov. 16:20)
Isa. 26:3‑4• 3Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
4Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:
(Isa. 26:3‑4)
Isa. 30:18• 18And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the Lord is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him. (Isa. 30:18)
Jer. 17:7• 7Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. (Jer. 17:7)
Rom. 9:33• 33As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. (Rom. 9:33)
Rom. 10:11• 11For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. (Rom. 10:11)
Eph. 1:12• 12That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. (Eph. 1:12)
1 Peter 1:21• 21Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God. (1 Peter 1:21)
1 Peter 2:6• 6Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. (1 Peter 2:6)
 Judgment indeed is coming for the nations, but there will be those amongst them who will put their trust in the Lord. Such will be blest. (Psalms 2 by H. Smith)
 For its complete fulfillment the psalm looks on to the day when the true Church of God has been removed from earth. Then the nations will combine to cast off the authority of God, and heaven will hold their efforts in derision. Then, too, the gospel of the Kingdom will be proclaimed before the judgment falls upon the nations. Those who receive this gospel will be preserved for millennial blessing (Rev. 14:6-7). (Psalms 2 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, though his anger burn but a littlek. Blessed are all who have their trustl in him.

JND Translation Notes

Or "for soon his anger burneth."
"Take refuge," as Ps. 61.4. same root word as "refuge," in Ps. 14.6, etc., and "trust" in 2 Sam. 22.3.