New American Standard Bible
I said, "You are gods, And all of you are sons of the Most High.
King James Bible
I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.
Darby Bible Translation
I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High;
World English Bible
I said, "You are gods, all of you are sons of the Most High.
Young's Literal Translation
I -- I have said, 'Gods ye are, And sons of the Most High -- all of you,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I have said, Ye are gods - See the notes at Psalm 82:1. I have given you this title; I have conferred on you an appellation which indicates a greater nearness to God than any other which is bestowed on men - an appellation which implies that you are God's representatives on earth, and that your decision is, in an important sense, to be regarded as his.
And all of you are children of the Most High - Sons of God. That is, You occupy a rank which makes it proper that you should be regarded as his sons.
LibraryChrist's Interpretation of Psalm cx. , 1 (Mark, xii. , 35-37. )
We return now to the order of the narrative. We are informed by the Evangelist that in the course of these controversies with his opponents Christ put to them the question, how it could be that Messiah was to be the Son of David, and yet David called him "Lord" (Ps. cx., 1). We are not precisely told with what view he proposed the question; though it might, perhaps, be inferred from Matthew's statement, that after he had so answered their captious queries as to put them to shame, he sought in turn …
Augustus Neander—The Life of Jesus Christ in Its Historical Connexion
Notes on the First Century:
Epistle v. To Theoctista, Sister of the Emperor.
Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your Law, 'I SAID, YOU ARE GODS '?
Yet You have made him a little lower than God, And You crown him with glory and majesty!
A Psalm of Asaph. God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.
"He will cry to Me, 'You are my Father, My God, and the rock of my salvation.'
"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--
"In that day the LORD will defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the one who is feeble among them in that day will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the LORD before them.
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