Psalms 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, “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.

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