1 God takes his stand in the divine assembly; among the divine beings he renders judgment: 2 "How long will you judge partially by showing favor on the wicked? Interlude 3 "Defend the poor and the fatherless. Vindicate the afflicted and the poor. 4 Rescue the poor and the needy, delivering them from the power of the wicked.
5 They neither know nor understand; they walk about in the dark while all the foundations of the earth are shaken.