82 God presides in the heavenly council; in the assembly of the gods he gives his decision: 2 “You must stop judging unjustly; you must no longer be partial to the wicked! 3 Defend the rights of the poor and the orphans; be fair to the needy and the helpless. 4 Rescue them from the power of evil people.
5 “How ignorant you are! How stupid! You are completely corrupt, and justice has disappeared from the world. 6 ‘You are gods,’ I said; ‘all of you are children of the Most High.’ 7 But you will die like mortals; your life will end like that of any prince.”
8 Come, O God, and rule the world; all the nations are yours.
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