82 1 The Prophet declaring God to be present among the Judges and Magistrates, 2 Reproveth their partiality. 3 And exhorteth them to do justice. 5 But seeing none amendment, 8 He desireth God to undertake the matter and execute justice himself.
A Psalm committeth to Aspah.
1 God standeth in the assembly of [a]gods: he judgeth among gods.
2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the [b]wicked? Selah.
3 Do right to the poor and fatherless: do justice to the poor and needy.
Psalm 82:1The Prophet showeth that if princes and judges do not their duty, God whose authority is above them, will take vengeance on them.
Psalm 82:2For thieves and murderers find favor in judgment, when the cause of the godly cannot be heard.
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