Psalms Chapter 83 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 83:1

<A Song. A Psalm. Of Asaph.> O God, do not keep quiet: let your lips be open and take no rest, O God.

Psalms 83:2

For see! those who make war on you are out of control; your haters are lifting up their heads.

Psalms 83:3

They have made wise designs against your people, talking together against those whom you keep in a secret place.

Psalms 83:4

They have said, Come, let us put an end to them as a nation; so that the name of Israel may go out of man's memory.

Psalms 83:5

For they have all come to an agreement; they are all joined together against you:

Psalms 83:6

The tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites; Moab and the Hagarites;

Psalms 83:7

Gebal and Ammon and Amalek; the Philistines and the people of Tyre;

Psalms 83:8

Assur is joined with them; they have become the support of the children of Lot. (Selah.)

Psalms 83:9

Do to them what you did to the Midianites; what you did to Sisera and Jabin, at the stream of Kishon:

Psalms 83:10

Who came to destruction at En-dor; their bodies became dust and waste.

Psalms 83:11

Make their chiefs like Oreb and Zeeb; and all their rulers like Zebah and Zalmunna:

Psalms 83:12

Who have said, Let us take for our heritage the resting-place of God.

Psalms 83:13

O my God, make them like the rolling dust; like dry stems before the wind.

Psalms 83:14

As fire burning a wood, and as a flame causing fire on the mountains,

Psalms 83:15

So go after them with your strong wind, and let them be full of fear because of your storm.

Psalms 83:16

Let their faces be full of shame; so that they may give honour to your name, O Lord.

Psalms 83:17

Let them be overcome and troubled for ever; let them be put to shame and come to destruction;

Psalms 83:18

So that men may see that you only, whose name is Yahweh, are Most High over all the earth.