New International Version - UK

Psalm 82

Psalm 82

A psalm of Asaph.

God presides in the great assembly;
    he renders judgment among the ‘gods’:

‘How long will you[a] defend the unjust
    and show partiality to the wicked?[b]
Defend the weak and the fatherless;
    uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
Rescue the weak and the needy;
    deliver them from the hand of the wicked.

‘The “gods” know nothing, they understand nothing.
    They walk about in darkness;
    all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

‘I said, “You are ‘gods’;
    you are all sons of the Most High.”
But you will die like mere mortals;
    you will fall like every other ruler.’

Rise up, O God, judge the earth,
    for all the nations are your inheritance.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 82:2 The Hebrew is plural.
  2. Psalm 82:2 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.

Nkwa Asem

Nnwom 82

Onyankopɔn, Ɔhene Kɛse

1Onyankopɔn yɛ ɔsoro agyinatufo panyin. Anyame betwa hyia a, ɔno na obu atɛn se, “Munnyae atɛnkyewbu; mummmu amumɔyɛfo atɛnkyew. Mommɔ ahiafo ne akunafo yiyedi ho ban. Mummmu mo ani nngu ahiafo ne wɔn a wonni aboafo so. Munnye wɔn mfi nnipa amumɔyɛfo tumi ase. Nim a munnim ne nkwasea a moyɛ! Moadan nnebɔneyɛfo ama atɛntrenee ayera wɔ wiase! Mekae se, “Moyɛ anyame; mo nyinaa yɛ Ɔsorosoroni no mma. Nanso mubewuwu sɛ nnipa; mo nkwa nna to betwa sɛ ɔhene ba biara.” Bra, O Onyankopɔn, na bedi wiase so; aman nyinaa yɛ wo dea.