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God’s Son upon His Throne
This is one of the sublimest of the Psalms, and can find its fulfillment only in our Lord. See Acts 4:25 ; Acts 13:33 ; Hebrews 1:5 ; Hebrews 5:5 ; Revelation 2:27 . The mold in which the psalm is cast is highly dramatic.
The determined hate of the peoples, Psalms 2:1-3
Rage conveys the idea of gesticulations and cries of frenzy. For Psalms 2:2 , see Luke 23:12-13 ; Acts 4:25-26 .
The divine tranquillity, Psalms 2:4-6
The scene shifts to heaven. In spite of all, the eternal purpose moves on. I have set -that is, “anointed.” “Messiah” and “Christ” alike mean anointed, Acts 10:38 .
The manifesto of Messiah, Psalms 2:7-9
Before time began He was the only begotten Son of God, John 17:5 . But His sonship was declared at His resurrection, Acts 13:30-37 . The world is His, to be won by the Cross and intercession.
Overtures of peace, Psalms 2:12
Kiss, 1 Samuel 10:1 . This psalm closes as the first began, “Oh, the blessedness!”
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Meyer, Frederick Brotherton. "Commentary on Psalms 2". "F. B. Meyer's 'Through the Bible' Commentary". https://studylight.org/
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