Unjust Judgments Rebuked.

1 God takes His 1stand in His own congregation; He 2judges in the midst of the 3rulers.

References for Psalms 82:1

    • a 82:1 - Lit "the congregation of God"
    • b 82:1 - Lit "gods"
      2 How long * will you 4judge unjustly And 5show partiality * to the wicked? Selah.

      References for Psalms 82:2

        • c 82:2 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
          4 7Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.

          References for Psalms 82:4

          5 They 8do not know nor do they understand; They 9walk about in darkness; All the 10foundations of the earth are shaken.
          6 I 11said, "You are gods, And all of you are 12sons of the Most High.

          References for Psalms 82:6

            • d 82:6 - Lit "I, on my part"
              7 "Nevertheless 13you will die like men And fall like any 14one of the princes."

              References for Psalms 82:7

              8 15Arise, O God, 16judge the earth! For it is You who 17possesses all the nations.

              References for Psalms 82:8