Psalm 110


Psalm 110

 

The Lord says to my Lord:

‘Sit at my right hand
until I make your enemies
a footstool for your feet.’

The Lord will extend your mighty sceptre from Zion, saying,
‘Rule in the midst of your enemies!’
Your troops will be willing
on your day of battle.
Arrayed in holy splendour,
your young men will come to you
like dew from the morning’s womb.

The Lord has sworn
and will not change his mind:
‘You are a priest for ever,
in the order of Melchizedek.’

The Lord is at your right hand;
he will crush kings on the day of his wrath.
He will judge nations, heaping up the dead
and crushing the rulers of the whole earth.
He will drink from a brook along the way;
and so he will lift his head high.

2 thoughts on “Psalm 110

  1. What version are you using that doesn’t have “LORD” (a device of more direct translation) for clarity?

  2. I copied and pasted from Biblegateway – probably the NIV which DOES have LORD, but in smaller print, so maybe the “copy-paste” didn’t recognise the smaller font.

    That is the second question I’ve had about the lack of capitalisation in that first line of the Psalm. The other was in a private email and referred to the second “Lord”, that originally lacked uppercase for the “L”.

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