Psalm 82 CEB

Psalm 82

A psalm of Asaph.

1 God takes his stand in the divine council; he gives judgment among the gods:

References for Psalms 82:1

      2 "How long will you judge unjustly by granting favor to the wicked? Selah
      3 Give justice to the lowly and the orphan; maintain the right of the poor and the destitute!
      4 Rescue the lowly and the needy. Deliver them from the power of the wicked!
      5 They don't know; they don't understand; they wander around in the dark. All the earth's foundations shake.
      6 I hereby declare, "You are gods, children of the Most High—all of you!
      7 But you will die like mortals; you will fall down like any prince."
      8 Rise up, God! Judge the earth because you hold all nations in your possession!