Parallel Verses

Amplified

God stands in the assembly [of the representatives] of God; in the midst of the magistrates or judges He gives judgment [as] among the gods.

New American Standard Bible

A Psalm of Asaph.
God takes His stand in His own congregation;
He judges in the midst of the rulers.

King James Version

{A Psalm of Asaph.} God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

Holman Bible

A psalm of Asaph.God has taken His place in the divine assembly;
He judges among the gods:

International Standard Version

God takes his stand in the divine assembly; among the divine beings he renders judgment:

A Conservative Version

God stands in the congregation of God. He judges among the gods.

American Standard Version

God standeth in the congregation of God; He judgeth among the gods.

Bible in Basic English

God is in the meeting-place of God; he is judging among the gods.

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of Asaph.} God standeth in the assembly of God, he judgeth among the gods.

Julia Smith Translation

Chanting to Asaph. God stood in the assembly of God; he will judge in the midst of gods.

King James 2000

[A Psalm of Asaph.] God stands in the congregation of the mighty; he judges among the gods.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God stands in the divine assembly; he administers judgment in the midst of [the] gods.

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of Asaph. God stands in the congregation of the mighty; in the midst of the gods He judges.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of Asaph} God standeth in the congregation of princes, and is a Judge among the judges.

NET Bible

A psalm of Asaph. God stands in the assembly of El; in the midst of the gods he renders judgment.

New Heart English Bible

God presides in the great assembly. He judges among the gods.

The Emphasized Bible

God, hath taken his place in the august assembly, In the midst of the gods, will he judge.

Webster

A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

World English Bible

God presides in the great assembly. He judges among the gods.

Youngs Literal Translation

-- A Psalm of Asaph. God hath stood in the company of God, In the midst God doth judge.

References

Fausets

Hastings

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Morish

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Watsons

Context Readings

A Call To Obedience

1 God stands in the assembly [of the representatives] of God; in the midst of the magistrates or judges He gives judgment [as] among the gods. 2 How long will you [magistrates or judges] judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!



Cross References

2 Chronicles 19:6-7

And said to the judges, Be careful what you do, for you judge not for man but for the Lord, and He is with you in the matter of judgment.

Exodus 21:6

Then his master shall bring him to God [the judges as His agents]; he shall bring him to the door or doorpost and shall pierce his ear with an awl; and he shall serve him for life.

Exodus 22:28

You shall not revile God [the judges as His agents] or esteem lightly or curse a ruler of your people.

Psalm 58:11

Men will say, Surely there is a reward for the [uncompromisingly] righteous; surely there is a God Who judges on the earth.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in the state or province, do not marvel at the matter. [Be sure that there are those who will attend to it] for a higher [official] than the high is observing, and higher ones are over them.

Isaiah 3:13

The Lord stands up to contend, and stands to judge the peoples and His people.

Exodus 18:21

Moreover, you shall choose able men from all the people -- "God-fearing men of truth who hate unjust gain -- "and place them over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens, to be their rulers.

Psalm 82:6-7

I said, You are gods [since you judge on My behalf, as My representatives]; indeed, all of you are children of the Most High.

Psalm 138:1

I will confess and praise You [O God] with my whole heart; before the gods will I sing praises to You.

John 10:35

So men are called gods [by the Law], men to whom God's message came -- "and the Scripture cannot be set aside or cancelled or broken or annulled -- "

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