1 O True God, do not be quiet any longer. Do not stay silent or be still, O God. 2 Look now, Your enemies are causing a commotion; those who hate You are rising up! 3 They are conniving against Your people, conspiring against those You cherish. 4 They say, “Join us. Let’s wipe the entire nation off the face of the earth so no one will remember Israel’s name.” 5 They are all in it together, thinking as one, and making a pact against You: 6 The people of Edom and Ishmael; the Moabites and the Hagrites; 7 Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek; Philistia with the residents of Tyre. 8 And the powerful Assyrians have joined the alliance to add their strength and support the descendants of Lot: Moab and Ammon.
9 Do to these nations what You did to Midian, to Sisera and Jabin at the raging waters of Kishon. 10 They were destroyed at En-dor; they became like dung, fertilizer for the ground. 11 Make their rulers like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna, 12 Who schemed, “We should own the meadows of the True God, let’s take them!”
13 O my God, blow them away like a tumbleweed, scatter them like dust in a whirlwind. 14 As a wildfire charges through the forest or a flame sprints up the mountainside, 15 Send Your raging winds to chase them, hunt them down, and terrify them with Your storm. 16 Redden their faces in shame so that they will turn and seek Your holy name, Eternal One. 17 May they face disappointment and anxiety forever; may they be ashamed and die. 18 May they know that You and You alone, whose name is the Eternal, are the Most High, the Supreme Ruler over all the earth.
83:8Literally, selah, likely a musical direction from a Hebrew root meaning “to lift up”
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