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The third book of Psalms, song 82, New English Translation and King James Version

Psalm 82

New English Translation

   A psalm of Asaph.
   1 God stands in the assembly of El; in the midst of the gods he renders judgment.
   2 He says, "How long will you make unjust legal decisions and show favoritism to the wicked? (Selah)
   3 Defend the cause of the poor and the fatherless! Vindicate the oppressed and suffering!
   4 Rescue the poor and needy! Deliver them from the power of the wicked!
   5 They neither know nor understand. They stumble around in the dark, while all the foundations of the earth crumble.
   6 I thought, 'You are gods; all of you are sons of the Most High. aaa'
   7 Yet you will die like mortals; you will fall like all the other rulers."
   8 Rise up, O God, and execute judgment on the earth! For you own all the nations.

King James Version

   A Psalm of Asaph.
   1 God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.
   2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.
   3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
   4 Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.
   5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
   6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.
   7 But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.
   8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.

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