God presides in the great assembly; he renders judgment among the “gods”:
References for Psalms 82:1
“How long will you defend the unjust and show partiality to the wicked?
References for Psalms 82:2
Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
References for Psalms 82:3
Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
“The ‘gods’ know nothing, they understand nothing. They walk about in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken.
References for Psalms 82:5
“I said, ‘You are “gods”; you are all sons of the Most High.’
References for Psalms 82:6
But you will die like mere mortals; you will fall like every other ruler.”
References for Psalms 82:7
Rise up, O God, judge the earth, for all the nations are your inheritance.
References for Psalms 82:8