Psalm 2:8. WORDS OF GOD IN RED. After his resurrection, the Father gives him a power and command … The Psalm speaks of his investiture in his kingly office; the apostle refers this to his priesthood, his commission for both took date at the same time; both bestowed, both confirmed by the same authority. On that day He will rule the nations with a rod of iron, as God has promised, for Christ is the Lord's Anointed. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. Psalm 2:8, CSB: "Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance and the ends of the earth your possession." Ask of me — Claim or demand it of me as thy right by my promise, and thy birth and purchase; the heathen for thine inheritance — To be possessed and enjoyed by thee in the manner of an inheritance, namely, surely and perpetually. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Traditionally, a father would provide an inheritance for his son, payable upon the father's death.
The office of asking is grounded upon the same authority as the honour of king. To get what Psalm 2:8 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. “ Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. He is the eternal Son of most hight God and He is the perfect Son of Man. Ruling belonged to his royal office, asking to his priestly. He is the triumphant Messiah of Israel.
This whole of Psalm 2 looks forward to the day when the Lord Jesus will be crowned as King of the whole earth and will set up His millennial reign over the nations. PSALM 2:8.