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, “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’s take possession of God’s pasture lands.”
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, Yahweh.
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 Yahweh, are the Most High over all the earth.