Thematic Bible

Psalm 83:1 (show verse)

Do not keep silent, O God;
Do not hold Your peace or be still, O God.

Psalm 83:2 (show verse)

For behold, Your enemies are in tumult,
And those who hate You have raised their heads [in hatred of You].

Psalm 83:3 (show verse)

They concoct crafty schemes against Your people,
And conspire together against Your hidden and precious ones.

Psalm 83:4 (show verse)

They have said, “Come, and let us wipe them out as a nation;
Let the name of Israel be remembered no more.”

Psalm 83:5 (show verse)

For they have conspired together with one mind;
Against You they make a covenant—

Psalm 83:6 (show verse)

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

Psalm 83:7 (show verse)

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

Psalm 83:8 (show verse)

Assyria also has joined with them;
They have helped the children of Lot [the Ammonites and the Moabites] and have been an arm [of strength] to them. Selah.

Psalm 83:9 (show verse)

Deal with them as [You did] with Midian,
As with Sisera and Jabin at the brook of Kishon,

Psalm 83:10 (show verse)

Who were destroyed at En-dor,
Who became like dung for the earth.

Psalm 83:11 (show verse)

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

Psalm 83:12 (show verse)

Who said, “Let us possess for ourselves
The pastures of God.”

Psalm 83:13 (show verse)

O my God, make them like whirling dust,
Like chaff before the wind [worthless and without substance].

Psalm 83:14 (show verse)

Like fire consumes the forest,
And like the flame sets the mountains on fire,

Psalm 83:15 (show verse)

So pursue them with Your tempest
And terrify them with [the violence of] Your storm.

Psalm 83:16 (show verse)

Fill their faces with shame and disgrace,
That they may [persistently] seek Your name, O Lord.

Psalm 83:17 (show verse)

Let them be ashamed and dismayed forever;
Yes, let them be humiliated and perish,

Psalm 83:18 (show verse)

That they may know that You alone, whose name is the Lord,
Are the Most High over all the earth.