Psalms Chapter 82 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 82:1

<A Psalm. Of Asaph.> God is in the meeting-place of God; he is judging among the gods.

Psalms 82:2

How long will you go on judging falsely, having respect for the persons of evil-doers? (Selah.)

Psalms 82:3

Give ear to the cause of the poor and the children without fathers; let those who are troubled and in need have their rights.

Psalms 82:4

Be the saviour of the poor and those who have nothing: take them out of the hand of the evil-doers.

Psalms 82:5

They have no knowledge or sense; they go about in the dark: all the bases of the earth are moved.

Psalms 82:6

I said, You are gods; all of you are the sons of the Most High:

Psalms 82:7

But you will come to death like men, falling like one of the rulers of the earth.

Psalms 82:8

Up! O God, come as judge of the earth; for all the nations are your heritage.