Psalm 58:1 {57:1}
Good News Translation
Do you rulers ever give a just decision? Do you judge everyone fairly?

Contemporary English Version
Do you mighty people talk only to oppose justice? Don't you ever judge fairly?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men.

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Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men.

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Psalm 57:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title, when he fled from Saul into the cave. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me: for my soul trusteth in thee. And in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until iniquity pass away.

Psalm 59:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.

Do

Psalm 72:1-4 A psalm on Solomon. . . .

Deuteronomy 16:18,19 Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all thy gates, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in all thy tribes: that they may judge the people with just judgment, . . .

2 Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said to me, the strong one of Israel spoke, the ruler of men, the just ruler in the fear of God.

2 Chronicles 19:6,7 And charging the judges, he said: Take heed what you do: for you exercise not the judgment of man, but of the Lord: and whatsoever you judge, it shall redound to you. . . .

Isaiah 11:3-5 And he shall be filled with the spirit of the fear of the Lord, He shall not judge according to the sight of the eyes, nor reprove according to the hearing of the ears. . . .

Isaiah 32:1 Behold a king shall reign in justice, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .

O congregation

Psalm 82:1,2 A psalm for Asaph. God hath stood in the congregation of gods: and being in the midst of them he judgeth gods. . . .

Numbers 11:16 And the Lord said to Moses: Gather unto me seventy men of the ancients of Israel, whom thou knowest to be ancients and masters of the people: and thou shalt bring them to the door of the tabernacle of the covenant, and shalt make them stand there with thee,

Deuteronomy 1:15,16 And I took out of your tribes men wise and honourable, and appointed them rulers, tribunes, and centurions, and officers over fifties, and over tens, who might teach you all things. . . .

2 Samuel 5:3 The ancients also of Israel came to the king of Hebron, and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the Lord: and they anointed David to be king over Israel.

Matthew 26:3 Then were gathered together the chief priests and ancients of the people, into the court of the high priest, who was called Caiphas:

Matthew 27:1 And when morning was come, all the chief priests and ancients of the people took counsel against Jesus, that they might put him to death.

Luke 23:50,51 And behold there was a man named Joseph who was a counsellor, a good and a just man, . . .

Acts 5:21 Who having heard this, early in the morning, entered into the temple and taught. And the high priest coming, and they that were with him, called together the council and all the ancients of the children of Israel: and they sent to the prison to have them brought.

O ye

Psalm 82:6,7 I have said: You are gods and all of you the sons of the most High. . . .

Context
God Judges the Earth
1Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men.2For in your heart you work iniquity: your hands forge injustice in the earth.…
Cross References
Psalm 57:1
Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title, when he fled from Saul into the cave. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me: for my soul trusteth in thee. And in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until iniquity pass away.

Psalm 82:2
How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked?

Micah 3:9
But yet I am filled with the strength of the spirit of the Lord, with judgment and power: to declare unto Jacob his wickedness and to Israel his sin.

Habakkuk 1:4
Therefore the law is torn in pieces, and judgment cometh not to the end: because the wicked prevaileth against the just, therefore wrong judgment goeth forth.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A Miktam of David. Do you indeed speak justly, O rulers? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?Do you indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do you judge uprightly, O you sons of men?

Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? Do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

For the end. Destroy not: by David, for a memorial. If ye do indeed speak righteousness, then do ye judge rightly, ye sons of men.

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

For the Chief Musician; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of David: Michtam. Do ye indeed in silence speak righteousness? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, Michtam of David. Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?

Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not.' -- A secret treasure, by David. Is it true, O dumb one, righteously ye speak? Uprightly ye judge, O sons of men?
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