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Psalm 82 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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A Plea for Righteous Judgment

A psalm of Asaph.

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God stands in the divine assembly;

he pronounces judgment among the gods:[fn]

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“How long will you judge unjustly

and show partiality to the wicked?Selah

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“Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;

uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.

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“Rescue the poor and needy;

save them from the power of the wicked.”

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They do not know or understand;

they wander in darkness.

All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

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I said, “You are gods;

you are all sons of the Most High.

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“However, you will die like humans

and fall like any other ruler.”

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Rise up, God, judge the earth,

for all the nations belong to you.

CSB Footnotes
Or the heavenly beings, or the earthly rulers ; Hb elohim

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

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For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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