Psalm 83
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God, Don't Keep Silent

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1A song. A psalm of Asaph. O God, do not remain silent; do not turn a deaf ear, do not stand aloof, O God.1O God, do not keep silence; do not hold your peace or be still, O God!1A Song, a Psalm of Asaph. O God, do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.1A Song or Psalm of Asaph. Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.1A song. A psalm of Asaph. God, do not keep silent. Do not be deaf, God; do not be idle.
2See how your enemies growl, how your foes rear their heads.2For behold, your enemies make an uproar; those who hate you have raised their heads.2For behold, Your enemies make an uproar, And those who hate You have exalted themselves.2For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head.2See how Your enemies make an uproar; those who hate You have acted arrogantly.
3With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.3They lay crafty plans against your people; they consult together against your treasured ones.3They make shrewd plans against Your people, And conspire together against Your treasured ones.3They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones.3They devise clever schemes against Your people; they conspire against Your treasured ones.
4"Come," they say, "let us destroy them as a nation, so that Israel's name is remembered no more."4They say, “Come, let us wipe them out as a nation; let the name of Israel be remembered no more!”4They have said, "Come, and let us wipe them out as a nation, That the name of Israel be remembered no more."4They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.4They say, "Come, let us wipe them out as a nation so that Israel's name will no longer be remembered."
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5With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you--5For they conspire with one accord; against you they make a covenant—5For they have conspired together with one mind; Against You they make a covenant:5For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee:5For they have conspired with one mind; they form an alliance against You--
6the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, of Moab and the Hagrites,6the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, Moab and the Hagrites,6The tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, Moab and the Hagrites;6The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes;6the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, Moab and the Hagrites,
7Byblos, Ammon and Amalek, Philistia, with the people of Tyre.7Gebal and Ammon and Amalek, Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre;7Gebal and Ammon and Amalek, Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre;7Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;7Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek, Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre.
8Even Assyria has joined them to reinforce Lot's descendants.8Asshur also has joined them; they are the strong arm of the children of Lot. Selah8Assyria also has joined with them; They have become a help to the children of Lot. Selah.8Assur also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah.8Even Assyria has joined them; they lend support to the sons of Lot. Selah
9Do to them as you did to Midian, as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,9Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,9Deal with them as with Midian, As with Sisera and Jabin at the torrent of Kishon,9Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:9Deal with them as You did with Midian, as You did with Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.
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10who perished at Endor and became like dung on the ground.10who were destroyed at En-dor, who became dung for the ground.10Who were destroyed at En-dor, Who became as dung for the ground.10Which perished at Endor: they became as dung for the earth.10They were destroyed at En-dor; they became manure for the ground.
11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb And all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,11Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:11Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, and all their tribal leaders like Zebah and Zalmunna,
12who said, "Let us take possession of the pasturelands of God."12who said, “Let us take possession for ourselves of the pastures of God.”12Who said, "Let us possess for ourselves The pastures of God."12Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.12who said, "Let us seize God's pastures for ourselves."
13Make them like tumbleweed, my God, like chaff before the wind.13O my God, make them like whirling dust, like chaff before the wind.13O my God, make them like the whirling dust, Like chaff before the wind.13O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.13Make them like tumbleweed, my God, like straw before the wind.
14As fire consumes the forest or a flame sets the mountains ablaze,14As fire consumes the forest, as the flame sets the mountains ablaze,14Like fire that burns the forest And like a flame that sets the mountains on fire,14As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;14As fire burns a forest, as a flame blazes through mountains,
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15so pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your storm.15so may you pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your hurricane!15So pursue them with Your tempest And terrify them with Your storm.15So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.15so pursue them with Your tempest and terrify them with Your storm.
16Cover their faces with shame, LORD, so that they will seek your name.16Fill their faces with shame, that they may seek your name, O LORD.16Fill their faces with dishonor, That they may seek Your name, O LORD.16Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD.16Cover their faces with shame so that they will seek Your name Yahweh.
17May they ever be ashamed and dismayed; may they perish in disgrace.17Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever; let them perish in disgrace,17Let them be ashamed and dismayed forever, And let them be humiliated and perish,17Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:17Let them be put to shame and terrified forever; let them perish in disgrace.
18Let them know that you, whose name is the LORD-- that you alone are the Most High over all the earth.18that they may know that you alone, whose name is the LORD, are the Most High over all the earth.18That they may know that You alone, whose name is the LORD, Are the Most High over all the earth.18That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth.18May they know that You alone-- whose name is Yahweh-- are the Most High over all the earth.



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