Ps 82:1
82:1 <> God standeth in the congregation of
     the {a} mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

     (a) The prophet shows that if princes and judges do not do
         their duty, God whose authority is above them will take
         vengeance on them.

Ps 82:2
82:2 How long will ye judge unjustly, and accept the persons of
     the {b} wicked? Selah.

     (b) For thieves and murderers find favour in judgment when
         the cause of the godly cannot be heard.

Ps 82:4
82:4 Deliver the poor and {c} needy: rid [them] out of the hand
     of the wicked.

     (c) Not only when they cry for help, but when their cause
         requires aid and support.

Ps 82:5
82:5 They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on
     in darkness: all the {d} foundations of the earth are out
     of course.

     (d) That is, all things are out of order either by their
         tyranny or careless negligence.

Ps 82:7
82:7 {e} But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the

     (e) No title of honour will excuse you, but you will be
         subject to God's judgments, and tender account as well
         as other men.

Ps 82:8
82:8 Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit {f}
     all nations.

     (f) Therefore no tyrant will pluck your right and authority
         from you.