Explore Poems GO!

Psalm 02

Rating: 2.5

Done Aug. 8. 1653. Terzetti.


Why do the Gentiles tumult, and the Nations
Muse a vain thing, the Kings of th'earth upstand
With power, and Princes in their Congregations
Lay deep their plots together through each Land,
Against the Lord and his Messiah dear.
Let us break off; say they, by strength of hand
Their bonds, and cast from us, no more to wear,

Their twisted cords: he who in Heaven doth dwell
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM