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Psalm 82

A Plea for Justice

A Psalm of Asaph.
1 God has taken his place in the divine council;
   in the midst of the gods he holds judgement:
2 ‘How long will you judge unjustly
   and show partiality to the wicked?
3 Give justice to the weak and the orphan;
   maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute.
4 Rescue the weak and the needy;
   deliver them from the hand of the wicked.’

5 They have neither knowledge nor understanding,
   they walk around in darkness;
   all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

6 I say, ‘You are gods,
   children of the Most High, all of you;
7 nevertheless, you shall die like mortals,
   and fall like any prince.’*

8 Rise up, O God, judge the earth;
   for all the nations belong to you!


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