Psalm 82

Psalm 82

Rescue the Weak and Needy
A Psalm of #See Ps. 50, titleAsaph.
1 # [2 Chr. 19:5, 6; Eccles. 5:8] God #Isa. 3:13 has taken his place in the divine council;
in the midst of #[1 Sam. 28:13] the gods he #See Ps. 58:11holds judgment:
2“How long will you judge unjustly
and #Deut. 1:17 show partiality to #Prov. 18:5the wicked? Selah
3 # Ps. 10:18 Give justice to #Ps. 41:1 the weak and the fatherless;
# Jer. 22:3 maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.
4 # Job 29:12 Rescue the weak and the needy;
# Prov. 24:11 deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”
5 # [Mic. 3:1]; See Ps. 14:4 They have neither knowledge nor understanding,
# Prov. 2:13 they walk about in darkness;
# See Ps. 11:3 all the foundations of the earth are #Ps. 10:6shaken.
6 # ver. 1; Cited John 10:34 I said, “You are gods,
sons of the Most High, all of you;
7nevertheless, like men #Ps. 49:12; Job 21:32; Ezek. 31:14; See Ezek. 28:2-10you shall die,
and fall like any prince.”#82:7 Or fall as one man, O princes
8 # See Ps. 12:5 Arise, O God, judge the earth;
for you shall #Ps. 2:8; [Rev. 11:15]inherit all the nations!

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