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At the heart of #Psalm82 is a pair of parallel lines expressing G-d's heart for justice - particularly justice for the poor and defenceless.
They are two of the most beautiful, well-crafted lines of Hebrew I've ever read.

Each line is arranged chiastically: the verb comes first in the A-line, and last in the B-line.

The poor, orphaned, afflicted, and destitute are thereby enveloped by G-d's justice, justification, deliverance and salvation.
But the two bicola are also 'vertically parallel' - more so than any other verses I've yet noticed.
The טו ending is parallel in 1st word.
Then דל repeated both lines.
Then ום paralleled by ון
Consonants רש parallel both lines
Then הצ, Hifil, and mpl ו parallel in last slot.
All this phonological, morphological and thematic parallelism, horizontally and vertically, give an extraordinary resonance and potency to these lines, reflecting G-d's passionate concern for a world riddled with injustice.

"Not to the powerful, but to the poor He came..."
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