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Psalms 82:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Arise, O God, judge the earth; For thou shalt inherit all the nations.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Arise, O God, judge the earth! For it is You who possesses all the nations.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou wilt inherit all nations.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Arise, O God, judge the earth; for *thou* shalt inherit all the nations.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Arise! O God, judge thou the earth, For, thou, wilt inherit all the nations.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Rise, O God, judge the earth, For Thou hast inheritance among all the nations!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Arise, O God, judge thou the earth: for thou shalt inherit among all the nations.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Arise, O God, iudge the earth: for thou shalt inherite all nations.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Arise, O Elohim, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Arise, 6965
{6965} Prime
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
O lhm אֱלֹהִים, 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
judge 8199
{8199} Prime
A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
the earth: 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
for x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
shalt inherit 5157
{5157} Prime
A primitive root; to inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
nations. 1471
{1471} Prime
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 82:8

_ _ As rightful sovereign of earth, God is invoked personally to correct the evils of His representatives.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 82:6-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 82:8

Arise — Take the sword of justice into thine own hand.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 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.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 7:6 Arise, O LORD, in thine anger, lift up thyself because of the rage of mine enemies: and awake for me [to] the judgment [that] thou hast commanded.
Psalms 44:26 Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies' sake.
Psalms 96:13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.
Psalms 102:13 Thou shalt arise, [and] have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
Isaiah 51:9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. [Art] thou not it that hath cut Rahab, [and] wounded the dragon?
Micah 7:2 The good [man] is perished out of the earth: and [there is] none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.
Micah 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
Zephaniah 3:8 Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination [is] to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, [even] all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.


Psalms 2:8 Ask of me, and I shall give [thee] the heathen [for] thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth [for] thy possession.
Psalms 22:28 For the kingdom [is] the LORD'S: and he [is] the governor among the nations.
Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become [the kingdoms] of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.
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Ps 2:8; 7:6; 22:28; 44:26; 96:13; 102:13. Is 51:9. Mi 7:2, 7. Zp 3:8. Rv 11:15.

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