Psalms

Psalm 82 ©

1The Psalmist having exhorted the judges, 5and reproved their misconduct, 8prayeth God to judge.

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A Psalm 1of Asaph.

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GOD astandeth in the bcongregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

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How long will ye cjudge unjustly, and accept the persons dof the wicked? Selah.

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2Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

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eDeliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.

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They fknow not, neither will they understand; gthey walk on in darkness: hall the foundations of the earth are 3out of course.

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I ihave said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.

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But jye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.

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kArise, O God, judge the earth: for lthou shalt inherit all nations.