You are “gods” : Psalm & John                                                                 

You are “gods”

Psalm 82:6 THV Version

I-and-I have made it known, You are mighty ones, supernatural beings. Each one of you are heirs and descendants of The One True Self.

Yochannan 10:34 THV Version

Yeshua/Yeshayah said to them, Is it not written in the divine principles and guiding instructions, I-of-i has appointed and certified that You are mighty ones, supernatural beings?

Common Translation

[1] I have said[2], Ye are gods[3]; and all of you are children[4] of the most High. - Psalm 82:6 KJV

Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law[5], I said, Ye are gods? - John 10:34 KJV

Commentary

Even in watered-down Western English translations the divinity of humanity is clear but largely ignored. It is obvious that the one called “Christ” agreed.


[1] In the context of Psalm 82, “I” is The Supreme One.

[2] H559 ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.

[3] H430 ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; 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:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.

H433 ʼĕlôwahh, el-o'-ah; rarely (shortened) אֱלֹהַּ ʼĕlôahh; probably prolonged (emphatic) from H410; a deity or the Deity:—God, god.

H410 ʼêl, ale; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):—God (god), × goodly, × great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong.

[4]  H1121 bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.; sometimes used of children of both sexes as well as people of a nation, place or time of birth (“sons of the Grecians”); grandson, descendants; a subject, a disciple; sometimes followed by a gentive denoting virtue, vice, or condition of life, it denotes a man who has that virtue or vice, or who has been brought up in that condition (“a son of strength”, a hero, warrior); “son of wickedness”, “sons of pride”; “sons of God”.

H1129 bânâh, baw-naw'; a primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively):—(begin to) build(-er), obtain children, make, repair, set (up)

[5] H8451 tôwrâh, to-raw'; or תֹּרָה tôrâh; from H3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch:—law; divine instruction and principles

H3384 yârâh, yaw-raw'; or (2 Chronicles 26:15) יָרָא yârâʼ; a primitive root; properly, to flow as water (i.e. to rain); transitively, to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); figuratively, to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach:—(+) archer, cast, direct, inform, instruct, lay, shew, shoot, teach(-er,-ing), through; to lay foundations