The noun śārı̄m in Ps. 82.7, traditionally rendered as ‘princes’ or the like, has been construed as the designation of divine beings: ‘Shining Ones’ (Mullen 1980:227–245) or ‘Shining One’ (Page 1996:162–164). Page (1996:162) interprets the final mēm as having emphatic force and derives the meaning from Proto-Semitic Śrr, ‘to shine’. Ps. 82.6–7 would contain allusions to a Canaanite Myth of Cosmic Rebellion.
A myth of Cosmic Rebellion as such is not known from anci…