Psalms 83

A Song, a Psalm of Asaph. O God, keep not Thou silence; hold not Thy peace, and be not still, O God. For, lo, Thine enemies are in an uproar; and they that hate Thee have lifted up the head. They hold crafty converse against Thy people, and take counsel against Thy treasured ones. They have said: 'Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.' For they have consulted together with one consent; against Thee do they make a covenant; The tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites; Moab, and the Hagrites; Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre; Assyria also is joined with them; they have been an arm to the children of Lot. Selah

10  Do Thou unto them as unto Midian; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook Kishon; 11 Who were destroyed at En-dor; they became as dung for the earth. 12 Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, and like Zebah and Zalmunna all their princes; 13 Who said: 'Let us take to ourselves in possession the habitations of God.' 14 O my God, make them like the whirling dust; as stubble before the wind. 15 As the fire that burneth the forest, and as the flame that setteth the mountains ablaze; 16 So pursue them with Thy tempest, and affright them with Thy storm. 17 Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek Thy name, O LORD. 18 Let them be ashamed and affrighted for ever; yea, let them be abashed and perish; 19 That they may know that it is Thou alone whose name is the LORD, the Most High over all the earth.

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