A song. A psalm of Asaph.

1 aO God, do not remain silent; do not turn a deaf ear, do not stand aloof, O God.

References for Psalms 83:1

    • ķ 83:1 - In Hebrew texts 83:1-18 is numbered 83:2-19.
      2 See how your enemies growl, how your foes rear their heads.

      References for Psalms 83:2

      3 With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.

      References for Psalms 83:3

      4 “Come,” they say, “let us destroy them as a nation, so that Israel’s name is remembered no more.”

      References for Psalms 83:4

      5 With one mind they plot together; they form an alliance against you—

      References for Psalms 83:5

      6 the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, of Moab and the Hagrites,
      7 Byblos, Ammon and Amalek, Philistia, with the people of Tyre.
      8 Even Assyria has joined them to reinforce Lot’s descendants.b

      References for Psalms 83:8

        • ĸ 83:8 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
          9 Do to them as you did to Midian, as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon,

          References for Psalms 83:9

          10 who perished at Endor and became like dung on the ground.
          11 Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,

          References for Psalms 83:11

          12 who said, “Let us take possession of the pasturelands of God.”

          References for Psalms 83:12