Thematic Bible

Psalm 83:1 (show verse)

God, do not rest! Don't be silent! Don't stay inactive, God!

Psalm 83:2 (show verse)

See! Your enemies rage; those who hate you issue threats.

Psalm 83:3 (show verse)

They plot against your people and conspire against your cherished ones.

Psalm 83:4 (show verse)

They say, "Let us go and erase them as a nation so the name of Israel will not be remembered anymore."

Psalm 83:5 (show verse)

Indeed, they shrewdly planned together, forming an alliance against you

Psalm 83:6 (show verse)

the tents of Edom, the Ishmaelites, Moab, the Hagrites,

Psalm 83:7 (show verse)

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

Psalm 83:8 (show verse)

Even Assyria joined them to strengthen the descendants of Lot. Interlude

Psalm 83:9 (show verse)

Deal with them as you did to Midian, Sisera, and Jabin at the Kishon Brook.

Psalm 83:10 (show verse)

They were destroyed at En-dor and became as dung on the ground.

Psalm 83:11 (show verse)

Punish their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, and all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,

Psalm 83:12 (show verse)

who said, "Let us possess the pastures of God."

Psalm 83:13 (show verse)

God, set them up like dried thistles, like straw before the wind.

Psalm 83:14 (show verse)

Like a fire burning a forest, and a flame setting mountains ablaze.

Psalm 83:15 (show verse)

Pursue them with your storm and terrify them with your whirlwind.

Psalm 83:16 (show verse)

Fill their faces with shame until they seek your name, God.

Psalm 83:17 (show verse)

Let them be humiliated and terrified permanently until they die in shame.

Psalm 83:18 (show verse)

Then they will know that you alone whose name is LORD are the Most High over all the earth. To the Director: On the Gittith. A Psalm by the descendants of Korah.