Psalm 82:6
New International Version
“I said, ‘You are “gods"; you are all sons of the Most High.’

New Living Translation
I say, ‘You are gods; you are all children of the Most High.

English Standard Version
I said, “You are gods, sons of the Most High, all of you;

Berean Study Bible
I have said, ‘You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.’

King James Bible
I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

New King James Version
I said, “You are gods, And all of you are children of the Most High.

New American Standard Bible
I said, “You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

NASB 1995
I said, “You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

NASB 1977
I said, “You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.

Amplified Bible
I said, “You are gods; Indeed, all of you are sons of the Most High.

Christian Standard Bible
I said, “You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I said, “You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.

American Standard Version
I said, Ye are gods, And all of you sons of the Most High.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have said, "You are gods; you are all children of The Highest!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you children of the Most High.

Contemporary English Version
"I, the Most High God, say that all of you are gods and also my own children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have said: You are gods and all of you the sons of the most High.

English Revised Version
I said, Ye are gods, and all of you sons of the Most High.

Good News Translation
'You are gods,' I said; 'all of you are children of the Most High.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I said, "You are gods. You are all sons of the Most High.

International Standard Version
"Indeed I said, 'You are gods, and all of you are sons of the Most High.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I said: Ye are godlike beings, And all of you sons of the Most High.

Literal Standard Version
I have said, “You [are] gods, And sons of the Most High—all of you,

NET Bible
I thought, 'You are gods; all of you are sons of the Most High.'

New Heart English Bible
I said, "You are gods, all of you are sons of the Most High.

World English Bible
I said, "You are gods, all of you are sons of the Most High.

Young's Literal Translation
I -- I have said, 'Gods ye are, And sons of the Most High -- all of you,

Additional Translations ...
Context
God Presides in the Divine Assembly
5They do not know or understand; they wander in the darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken. 6I have said, ‘You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.’ 7But like mortals you will die, and like rulers you will fall.”…

Cross References
John 10:34
Jesus replied, "Is it not written in your Law: 'I have said you are gods'?

Psalm 8:5
You made him a little lower than the angels; You crowned him with glory and honor.

Psalm 82:1
God presides in the divine assembly; He renders judgment among the gods:

Psalm 89:26
He will call to Me, 'You are my Father, my God, the Rock of my salvation.'

Ezekiel 28:2
"Son of man, tell the ruler of Tyre that this is what the Lord GOD says: Your heart is proud, and you have said, 'I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods in the heart of the sea.' Yet you are a man and not a god, though you have regarded your heart as that of a god.

Zechariah 12:8
On that day the LORD will defend the people of Jerusalem, so that the weakest among them will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the LORD going before them.


Treasury of Scripture

I have said, You are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

Psalm 82:1
A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

Exodus 22:9,28
For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour…

John 10:34-36
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? …









(6) I have said.--Again the Divine voice breaks the silence with an emphatic I. "From me comes your office and your honoured title, gods; now from me hear your doom. Princes though ye be, ye will die as other men: yea, altogether will ye princes perish." (For the rendering "altogether," literally, like one man, see Ezra 2:64; Ezra 3:9, &c.)

It is interesting to notice that Psalm 82:1; Psalm 82:6 were quoted by Constantine at the opening of the council of Nicaea, to remind the bishops that their high office should raise them above jealousy and party feeling. (For the interest gained by the passage from our Lord's use of it to rebut the charge of blasphemy brought against Him by the scribes, see Note, New Testament Commentary, John 10:34.) . . .

Verse 6. - I have said, Ye are gods; i.e. "in my Law I have called you gods" - I have given you this lofty name (see Exodus 21:6; Exodus 22:8, 9), since ye judge on my behalf, "as my representatives" (Deuteronomy 1:17; 2 Chronicles 19:6; Romans 13:1, 2). And all of you are children of the Most High. Not therefore "gods" in the strictest sense, but possessing a derived, and so a qualified, divinity.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
אֲ‍ֽנִי־ (’ănî-)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

have said,
אָ֭מַרְתִּי (’ā·mar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“You
אַתֶּ֑ם (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are gods;
אֱלֹהִ֣ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

you are all
כֻּלְּכֶֽם׃ (kul·lə·ḵem)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

sons
וּבְנֵ֖י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of the Most High.
עֶלְי֣וֹן (‘el·yō·wn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 5945: An elevation, lofty, as title, the Supreme


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