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Arno Gaebelein's Annotated Bible
Psalms 82

 

 

Verses 1-8

Psalm 82

Concerning Judgment

1. The judge with His righteous judgment (Psalms 82:1-5)

2. Arise O God! judge the earth (Psalms 82:6-8)

His own presence in the congregation of God (Israel) means a righteous judgment. Israel is then owned as His congregation (Numbers 27:17). The judges among them were called gods; the Hebrew word for judges in Exodus 21:6 is “elohim”--gods, mighty ones. Our Lord refers to this Psalms 82:6 in John 10:34. But they were unrighteous in their judgments and so He comes Himself to execute judgment and to do justice to the afflicted and needy. And more than that, He will judge the earth and the nations.

 


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Gaebelein, Arno Clemens. "Commentary on Psalms 82:4". "Gaebelein's Annotated Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gab/psalms-82.html. 1913-1922.

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