God the righteous judge will judge wicked judges.
1–5 The sins of wicked judges
6–9 God’s judgment
10–11 The hope of the righteous
- “Gods” in verse 1 refers to men who were supposed to render judgment in Israel as faithful leaders.
- While the exact meaning of verse 9 isn’t clear, the point of certain judgment is.
- Verse 10b is an image of victory. See also Isaiah 63:1–6; Revelation 14:19–20; 19:13–14.