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Psalms 2:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Ask of me, and I will give [thee] the nations for thine inheritance, And the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the [very] ends of the earth as Your possession.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Ask of me, and I will give [thee] the heathen [for] thy inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Ask of me, and I will give thee nations for an inheritance, and for thy possession the ends of the earth:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ask of me, and let me give nations as thine inheritance, and, as thy possession, the ends of the earth:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Ask of Me and I give nations—thy inheritance, And thy possession—the ends of earth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Ask of me, and I will give thee the Gentiles for thy inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Aske of me, and I shall giue [thee] the heathen for thine inheritance, and the vttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the ends of the earth [for] thy possession.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Ask 7592
{7592} Prime
שָׁאַל
sha'al
{shaw-al'}
A primitive root; to inquire; by implication to request; by extension to demand.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
me, and I shall give 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[thee] the heathen 1471
{1471} Prime
גּוֹי
gowy
{go'-ee}
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
[for] thine inheritance, 5159
{5159} Prime
נַחֲלָה
nachalah
{nakh-al-aw'}
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
and the uttermost parts 657
{0657} Prime
אֶפֶס
'ephec
{eh'-fes}
From H0656; cessation, that is, an end (especially of the earth); often used adverbially no further; also (like H6466) the ankle (in the dual), as being the extremity of the leg or foot.
of the earth 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
[for] thy possession. 272
{0272} Prime
אֲחֻזָּה
'achuzzah
{akh-ooz-zaw'}
Feminine passive participle of H0270; something seized, that is, a possession (especially of land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 2:8

_ _ The hopes of the rebels are thus overthrown, and not only so; the kingdom they opposed is destined to be coextensive with the earth.

_ _ heathen — or, “nations” (Psalms 2:1).

_ _ and the uttermost parts of the earth — (Psalms 22:27); denotes universality.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 2:7-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 2:8

Earth — Not only the Jewish nation, but the whole world.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 2:8

Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the (f) uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession.

(f) Not only the Jews but the Gentiles also.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Ask:

John 17:4-5 I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. ... And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

and I:

Psalms 22:27 All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto the LORD: and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee.
Psalms 72:8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.
Daniel 7:13 I saw in the night visions, and, behold, [one] like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and came to the Ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.
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Ps 22:27; 72:8. Dn 7:13. Jn 17:4.

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