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Psalms 83

Book of Psalms - Chapter 83

Psalms 83:1

God, don't keep silent. Don't keep silent, and don't be still, God.

Psalms 83:2

For, behold, your enemies are stirred up. Those who hate you have lifted up their heads.

Psalms 83:3

They conspire with cunning against your people. They plot against your cherished ones.

Psalms 83:4

"Come," they say, "and let's destroy them as a nation, that the name of Israel may be remembered no more."

Psalms 83:5

For they have conspired together with one mind. They form an alliance against you.

Psalms 83:6

The tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites; Moab, and the Hagrites;

Psalms 83:7

Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek; Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre;

Psalms 83:8

Assyria also is joined with them. They have helped the children of Lot. Selah.

Psalms 83:9

Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the river Kishon;

Psalms 83:10

who perished at Endor, who became as dung for the earth.

Psalms 83:11

Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb; yes, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna;

Psalms 83:12

who said, "Let us take possession of God's pasturelands."

Psalms 83:13

My God, make them like tumbleweed; like chaff before the wind.

Psalms 83:14

As the fire that burns the forest, as the flame that sets the mountains on fire,

Psalms 83:15

so pursue them with your tempest, and terrify them with your storm.

Psalms 83:16

Fill their faces with confusion, that they may seek your name, the LORD.

Psalms 83:17

Let them be disappointed and dismayed forever. Yes, let them be confounded and perish;

Psalms 83:18

that they may know that you alone, whose name is the LORD, are the Most High over all the earth. For the Chief Musician. On an instrument of Gath. A Psalm by the sons of Korah.