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The earth's foundations all are mov’d,

And out of order gone.

6. I said that ye were Gods, yea all

The sons of God Most High; 7. But ye shall die like men, and fall

As other princes die.

8. Rise, God; judge thou the earth in might,

This wicked earth redress ;
For thou art he who shall by right

The nations all possess.

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PSALM LXXXII.

1. God in the great assembly stands.

Of kings and lordly states ; Among the Gods, on both his hands,

He judges and debates.

2. How long will ye pervert the right

With judgement false and wrong, Favouring the wicked by your might,

Who thence grow bold and strong?

3. Regard the weak and fatherless,

Despatch the poor man's cause; And raise the man in deep distress

By just and equal laws.

4. Defend the poor and desolate,

And rescue from the hands Of wicked men the low estate

Of him that help demands.

5. They know not, nor will understand,

In darkness they walk on.

The earth's foundations all are mov'd,

And out of order gone.

6. I said that ye were Gods, yea ali

The sons of God Most High; 5. But ye shall die like men, and fall

As other princes die.

8. Rise, God; judge thou the earth in might,

This wicked earth redress;
For thou art he who shall by right

The nations all possess.

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PSALM LXXXIII.

1. Be not thou silent now at length,

O God, hold not thy peace;
Sit thou not still, O God of strength,

We cry, and do not cease.

2. For lo, thy furious foes now swell,

And storm outrageously; And they that hate thee, proud and fell,

Exalt their heads full high.

3. Against thy people they contrive

Their plots and counsels deep; Them to ensnare they chiefly strive,

Whom thou dost hide and keep.

4. Come, let us cut them off, say they,

Till they no nation be;
That Israel's name for ever may

Be lost in memory.

5. For they consult with all their might,

And all, as one in mind,

Themselves against thee they unite,

And in firm union bind.

6. The tents of Edom, and the brood

Of scornful Ishmael,
Moab, with them of Hagar's brood

That in the desart dwell,

7. Gebal and Ammon there conspire,

And hateful Amalec, The Philistines, and they of Tyre, Whose bounds the sea doth check.

8. With them great Ashur also bands,

And doth confirm the knot : All these have lent their armed hands

To aid the sons of Lot.

9. Do to them as to Midian bold,

That wasted all the coast ; To Sisera ; and, as is told,

Thou didst to Jabin's host, When, at the brook of Kishon old,

They were repuls'd and slain,

10. At Endor quite cut off, and rolld

As dung upon the plain.

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