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Psalms of My Life (Psalm 82)

20 Jun

Psalm 82

A psalm of Asaph.Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 7.31.20 AM

God presides in the great assembly;
    he renders judgment among the “gods”:

“How long will you[a] defend the unjust
    and show partiality to the wicked?[b]
Defend the weak and the fatherless;
    uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
Rescue the weak and the needy;
    deliver them from the hand of the wicked.

The ‘gods’ know nothing, they understand nothing.
    They walk about in darkness;
    all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

“I said, ‘You are “gods”;
    you are all sons of the Most High.’
But you will die like mere mortals;
    you will fall like every other ruler.”

Rise up, O God, judge the earth,
    for all the nations are your inheritance.

"We're all gods, right?" (Shirley MacLaine)

“We’re all gods, right?”
(Shirley MacLaine)

 
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Posted by on June 20, 2015 in the book of Psalms

 

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