Psalm 82

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Psalm 82 (Greek numbering: Psalm 81) is the 82nd psalm in the biblical Book of Psalms, subtitled "A Psalm of Asaph". God is stationing himself in the assembly of the Divine One; in the middle of the gods he judges.

Judaic use[edit]

Christian use[edit]

"The fact that it was possible for men so to represent God as to be called gods or divine was a foreshadowing of the Incarnation. 'There lay already in the Law the germ of the truth which Christ announced, the union of God and man'.”[5]

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  1. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 164
  2. ^ The Artscroll Tehillim page 329
  3. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 479
  4. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 559
  5. ^ Quoted in Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges on Psalm 82, accessed 23 May 2016