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Compare Translations for Psalm 83:17

Psalm 83:17 ASV
Let them be put to shame and dismayed for ever; Yea, let them be confounded and perish;
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Psalm 83:17 BBE
Let them be overcome and troubled for ever; let them be put to shame and come to destruction;
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Psalm 83:17 CEB
Let them be shamed and terrified forever. Let them die in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 CJB
Let them be ashamed and fearful forever; yes, let them perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 RHE
(82-18) Let them be ashamed and troubled for ever and ever: and let them be confounded and perish.
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Psalm 83:17 ESV
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever; let them perish in disgrace,
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Psalm 83:17 GW
Let them be put to shame and terrified forever. Let them die in disgrace
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Psalm 83:17 GNT
May they be defeated and terrified forever; may they die in complete disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 HNV
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever. Yes, let them be confounded and perish;
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Psalm 83:17 CSB
Let them be put to shame and terrified forever; let them perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 KJV
Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame , and perish :
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Psalm 83:17 LEB
Let them be ashamed and terrified forever, and let them be humiliated and perish
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Psalm 83:17 NAS
Let them be ashamed and dismayed forever, And let them be humiliated and perish,
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Psalm 83:17 NCV
Make them afraid and ashamed forever. Disgrace them and destroy them.
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Psalm 83:17 NIRV
May they always be filled with terror and shame. May they die in dishonor.
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Psalm 83:17 NIV
May they ever be ashamed and dismayed; may they perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 NKJV
Let them be confounded and dismayed forever; Yes, let them be put to shame and perish,
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Psalm 83:17 NLT
Let them be ashamed and terrified forever. Make them failures in everything they do,
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Psalm 83:17 NRS
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever; let them perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 RSV
Let them be put to shame and dismayed for ever; let them perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 DBY
Let them be put to shame and be dismayed for ever, and let them be confounded and perish:
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Psalm 83:17 MSG
Bring them to the end of their rope, and leave them there dangling, helpless.
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Psalm 83:17 WBT
Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yes, let them be put to shame, and perish:
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Psalm 83:17 TMB
Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame and perish,
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Psalm 83:17 TNIV
May they ever be ashamed and dismayed; may they perish in disgrace.
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Psalm 83:17 WEB
Let them be put to shame and dismayed forever. Yes, let them be confounded and perish;
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Psalm 83:17 WYC
Be they ashamed, and be they troubled into the world of world (Be they ashamed, and let them be troubled forever); and be they shamed, and perish they.
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Psalm 83:17 YLT
They are ashamed and troubled for ever, Yea, they are confounded and lost.
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Psalms 83 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 83

The designs of the enemies of Israel. (1-8) Earnest prayer for their defeat. (9-18)

Verses 1-8 Sometimes God seems not to be concerned at the unjust treatment of his people. But then we may call upon him, as the psalmist here. All wicked people are God's enemies, especially wicked persecutors. The Lord's people are his hidden one; the world knows them not. He takes them under his special protection. Do the enemies of the church act with one consent to destroy it, and shall not the friends of the church be united? Wicked men wish that there might be no religion among mankind. They would gladly see all its restraints shaken off, and all that preach, profess, or practise it, cut off. This they would bring to pass if it were in their power. The enemies of God's church have always been many: this magnifies the power of the Lord in preserving to himself a church in the world.

Verses 9-18 All who oppose the kingdom of Christ may here read their doom. God is the same still that ever he was; the same to his people, and the same against his and their enemies. God would make their enemies like a wheel; unsettled in all their counsels and resolves. Not only let them be driven away as stubble, but burnt as stubble. And this will be the end of wicked men. Let them be made to fear thy name, and perhaps that will bring them to seek thy name. We should desire no confusion to our enemies and persecutors but what may forward their conversion. The stormy tempest of Divine vengeance will overtake them, unless they repent and seek the pardoning mercy of their offended Lord. God's triumphs over his enemies, clearly prove that he is, according to his name JEHOVAH, an almighty Being, who has all power and perfection in himself. May we fear his wrath, and yield ourselves to be his willing servants. And let us seek deliverance by the destruction of our fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

Psalms 83 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 83

Psalms 83:1-18 . is probably that of 2 Chronicles 20:1 2 Chronicles 20:2 (compare Psalms 47:1-9 , 48:1-14 ). After a general petition, the craft and rage of the combined enemies are described, God's former dealings recited, and a like summary and speedy destruction on them is invoked.

1. God addressed as indifferent (compare Psalms 35:22 , 39:12 ).
be not still--literally, "not quiet," as opposed to action.

2. thine enemies--as well as ours ( Psalms 74:23 , Isaiah 37:23 ).

3. hidden ones--whom God specially protects ( Psalms 27:5 , 91:1 ).

4. from being a nation--utter destruction ( Isaiah 7:8 , 23:1 ).
Israel--here used for Judah, having been the common name.

5. they have consulted--with heart, or cordially.
together--all alike.

6-8. tabernacles--for people ( Psalms 78:67 ).
they--all these united with the children of Lot, or Ammonites and Moabites (compare 2 Chronicles 20:1 ).

9-11. Compare the similar fate of these ( 2 Chronicles 20:23 ) with that of the foes mentioned in Judges 7:22 , here referred to. They destroyed one another ( Judges 4:6-24 , 7:25 ). Human remains form manure (compare 2 Kings 9:37 , Jeremiah 9:22 ).

12. The language of the invaders.
houses--literally, "residences," enclosures, as for flocks ( Psalms 65:12 ).
of God--as the proprietors of the land ( 2 Chronicles 20:11 , Isaiah 14:25 ).

13. like a wheel--or, whirling of any light thing ( Isaiah 17:13 ), as stubble or chaff ( Psalms 1:4 ).

14, 15. Pursue them to an utter destruction.

16. that they may seek--or as Psalms 83:18 , supply "men," since Psalms 83:17 Psalms 83:18 amplify the sentiment of Psalms 83:16 , expressing more fully the measure of destruction, and the lesson of God's being and perfections (compare 2 Chronicles 20:29 ) taught to all men.