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Psalm 82 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Unjust Judgments Rebuked.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:1 - A Psalm of Asaph.
God takes His stand in [fn]His own congregation;
He judges in the midst of the [fn]rulers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:2 - How long will you judge unjustly
And show partiality to the wicked? [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:3 - Vindicate the weak and fatherless;
Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:4 - Rescue the weak and needy;
Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:5 - They do not know nor do they understand;
They walk about in darkness;
All the foundations of the earth are shaken.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:6 - [fn]I said, “You are gods,
And all of you are sons of the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:7 - “Nevertheless you will die like men
And fall like any one of the princes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 82:8 - Arise, O God, judge the earth!
For it is You who possesses all the nations.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: the congregation of God
Literally: gods
Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
Literally: I, on my part

New American Standard Bible 1995
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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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