Psalms 110
(A psalm by David.)
The LORD gives victory
1The LORD said to my Lord,#Mt 22.44; Mk 12.36; Lk 20.42-43; Ac 2.34,35; 1 Co 15.25; Eph 1.20-22; Col 3.1; He 1.13; 8.1; 10.12,13.
“Sit at my right side,#110.1 right side: See the note at 16.11.
until I make your enemies
into a footstool for you.”
2The LORD will let your power
reach out from Zion,
and you will rule
over your enemies.
3Your glorious power
will be seen on the day
you begin to rule.
You will wear the sacred robes
and shine like the morning sun
in all your strength.#110.3 You will…strength: One possible meaning for the difficult Hebrew text.
4The LORD has made a promise#He 5.6; 6.20; 7.17,21.
that will never be broken:
“You will be a priest for ever,
just like Melchizedek.”
5My Lord is at your right side,
and when he gets angry
he will crush
the other kings.
6He will judge the nations
and crack their skulls,
leaving piles of dead bodies
all over the earth.
7He will drink from any stream
that he chooses, while winning
victory after victory.#110.7 while…victory: Or “God will give him victory after victory.”