Prayer to Frustrate Conspiracy Against Israel

A Song. A Psalm of Asaph.

83 Do(A) not keep silent, O God!
Do not hold Your peace,
And do not be still, O God!
For behold, (B)Your enemies make a [a]tumult;
And those who hate You have [b]lifted up their head.
They have taken crafty counsel against Your people,
And consulted together (C)against Your sheltered ones.
They have said, “Come, and (D)let us cut them off from being a nation,
That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.”

For they have consulted together with one [c]consent;
They [d]form a confederacy against You:

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 83:2 uproar
  2. Psalm 83:2 Exalted themselves
  3. Psalm 83:5 Lit. heart
  4. Psalm 83:5 Lit. cut a covenant