When I read this last night, I knew that I would have to share it. It spoke deeply to me and my work. And so, without further preface, here is Milton's english verse rendition of Psalm 82 (with notes and italics omitted).
God in the great assembly stands
Of kings and lordly states,
Among the gods on both his hands
He judges and debates.
How long will ye pervert the right
With judgment false and wrong,
Favoring the wicked by your might,
Who thence grow bold and strong?
Regard the weak and fatherless
Despatch the poor man's cause,
And raise the man in deep distress
By just and equal laws.
Defend the poor and desolate
And rescue from the hands
Of wicked men the low estate
Of him that help demands
They known not nor will understand
In darkness they walk on;
The earth's foundations are all moved
And out of order gone.
I said that ye were gods, yea all
The sons of God most high,
But ye shall die like men, and fall
As other princes die
Rise God, judge thou the earth in might
This wicked earth redress
For thou art he who shalt by right
The nations all possess.
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