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Psalm 83 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Prayer against Enemies

A song. A psalm of Asaph.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:1 -

God, do not keep silent.

Do not be deaf, God; do not be quiet.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:2 -

See how your enemies make an uproar;

those who hate you have acted arrogantly.[fn]

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They devise clever schemes against your people;

they conspire against your treasured ones.

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They say, “Come, let us wipe them out as a nation

so that Israel’s name will no longer be remembered.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:5 -

For they have conspired with one mind;

they form an alliance[fn] against you —

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the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites,

Moab and the Hagrites,

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Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek,

Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:8 -

Even Assyria has joined them;

they lend support[fn] to the sons of Lot.[fn]Selah

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Deal with them as you did with Midian,

as you did with Sisera

and Jabin at the Kishon River.

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They were destroyed at En-dor;

they became manure for the ground.

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Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb,

and all their tribal leaders like Zebah and Zalmunna,

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who said, “Let us seize God’s pastures for ourselves.”

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Make them like tumbleweed, my God,

like straw before the wind.

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As fire burns a forest,

as a flame blazes through mountains,

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so pursue them with your tempest

and terrify them with your storm.

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Cover their faces with shame

so that they will seek your name, LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:17 -

Let them be put to shame and terrified forever;

let them perish in disgrace.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:18 -

May they know that you alone —

whose name is the LORD  —

are the Most High over the whole earth.

CSB Footnotes
Lit have lifted their head
Lit they cut a covenant
Lit they are an arm
= Moab and Edom
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