Psalm 82
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God Presides in the Great Assembly

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1A psalm of Asaph. God presides in the great assembly; he renders judgment among the "gods":1God has taken his place in the divine council; in the midst of the gods he holds judgment:1A Psalm of Asaph. God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.1A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.1A psalm of Asaph. God has taken His place in the divine assembly; He judges among the gods:"
2"How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to the wicked?2“How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah2How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.2How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.2How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah
3Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.3Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.3Vindicate the weak and fatherless; Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.3Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.3Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
4Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.4Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”4Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.4Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.4Rescue the poor and needy; save them from the power of the wicked."
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5"The 'gods' know nothing, they understand nothing. They walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken.5They have neither knowledge nor understanding, they walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken.5They do not know nor do they understand; They walk about in darkness; All the foundations of the earth are shaken.5They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.5They do not know or understand; they wander in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.
6"I said, 'You are "gods"; you are all sons of the Most High.'6I said, “You are gods, sons of the Most High, all of you;6I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.6I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.6I said, "You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.
7But you will die like mere mortals; you will fall like every other ruler."7nevertheless, like men you shall die, and fall like any prince.”7"Nevertheless you will die like men And fall like any one of the princes."7But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.7However, you will die like men and fall like any other ruler."
8Rise up, O God, judge the earth, for all the nations are your inheritance.8Arise, O God, judge the earth; for you shall inherit all the nations!8Arise, O God, judge the earth! For it is You who possesses all the nations.8Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.8Rise up, God, judge the earth, for all the nations belong to You.



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