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Bible Commentaries
Psalms 83

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Introduction

Overview

Psalms 83:1, A complaint to God of the enemies’ conspiracies; Psalms 83:9, A prayer against them that oppress the Church.

Some refer this Psalm to the confederacy against Jehoshaphat, and others to the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar.

Verse 1

of Asaph: or, for Asaph

Keep: Psalms 28:1, Psalms 35:22, Psalms 44:23, Psalms 50:3, Psalms 109:1, Psalms 109:2

be not: Isaiah 42:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:14 - hold Joshua 11:1 - he sent Judges 8:21 - slew 1 Chronicles 6:39 - Asaph 1 Chronicles 15:17 - Asaph 1 Chronicles 25:2 - Asaph Nehemiah 12:46 - and Asaph Psalms 44:7 - put them Isaiah 64:12 - General Jeremiah 50:11 - ye destroyers Daniel 6:7 - have consulted Habakkuk 1:13 - holdest

Verse 2

lo: Psalms 2:1, Psalms 2:2, Psalms 74:4, Psalms 74:23, 2 Kings 19:28, Isaiah 37:29, Jeremiah 1:19, Matthew 27:24, Acts 4:25-27, Acts 16:22, Acts 17:5, Acts 19:28-41, Acts 21:30, Acts 22:22, Acts 23:10

that hate: Psalms 81:15

lifted: Psalms 75:4, Psalms 75:5, Psalms 93:3, Isaiah 37:23, Daniel 5:20-23

Reciprocal: Joshua 9:2 - gathered Judges 9:1 - communed Psalms 46:6 - heathen Psalms 48:4 - General Isaiah 42:14 - long time Ezekiel 26:2 - Aha Habakkuk 3:14 - they Zechariah 1:15 - and Acts 4:26 - kings

Verse 3

They: Psalms 10:9, Psalms 56:6, Psalms 64:2, 1 Samuel 13:19, Isaiah 7:6, Isaiah 7:7, Luke 20:20-23

thy hidden: Psalms 27:5, Psalms 31:20, Psalms 91:1, Colossians 3:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:10 - Come on 1 Kings 17:3 - hide thyself 2 Chronicles 20:11 - to cast us Nehemiah 4:8 - all Psalms 71:10 - take Isaiah 7:1 - Rezin Isaiah 7:5 - Syria Isaiah 8:10 - counsel Jeremiah 51:11 - the vengeance Lamentations 4:21 - be glad Ezekiel 25:10 - may Ezekiel 35:2 - and prophesy Ezekiel 38:10 - that at Amos 1:11 - because Matthew 2:7 - General

Verse 4

Exodus 1:10, Esther 3:6-9, Proverbs 1:12, Jeremiah 11:19, Jeremiah 31:36, Daniel 7:25, Matthew 27:62-66, Acts 4:17, Acts 9:1, Acts 9:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:38 - children Joshua 7:9 - environ Judges 6:5 - to destroy 2 Samuel 8:5 - came Job 18:17 - General Psalms 2:1 - Why Psalms 21:11 - are not Psalms 74:8 - said Psalms 83:12 - General Psalms 124:3 - Then they Psalms 129:5 - be confounded Proverbs 19:21 - many Isaiah 7:5 - Syria Jeremiah 33:24 - thus Jeremiah 48:2 - come Jeremiah 48:42 - from Jeremiah 49:7 - Edom Ezekiel 25:8 - Moab Ezekiel 35:10 - thou hast Ezekiel 36:5 - appointed Ezekiel 38:10 - that at Amos 2:1 - For three Zephaniah 2:8 - the revilings Matthew 2:7 - General Luke 23:12 - General Acts 7:19 - General

Verse 5

For: Psalms 2:2, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 7:5-7, Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, John 11:47-53, Acts 23:12, Acts 23:13, Revelation 17:13, Revelation 19:19

consent: Heb. heart

they are: Joshua 10:3-5, 2 Samuel 10:6-8, Isaiah 7:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:23 - the elder 2 Chronicles 20:1 - the children of Moab Isaiah 33:11 - conceive Obadiah 1:10 - violence Habakkuk 3:7 - Midian Acts 7:19 - General Acts 14:5 - when

Verse 6

The tabernacles: Tents are mentioned because it was the custom of these people, particularly the Ishmaelites, to live a migratory or wandering life; encamping sometimes in one place, and sometimes in another, as they found convenience for themselves and cattle; a custom retained by their descendants to the present day.

Edom: 2 Chronicles 20:1, 2 Chronicles 20:10, 2 Chronicles 20:11

Hagarenes: Genesis 25:12-18, 1 Chronicles 5:10, 1 Chronicles 5:19, 1 Chronicles 5:20, Hagarites

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:10 - I will Genesis 37:25 - Ishmeelites Judges 3:13 - Ammon 2 Samuel 8:2 - he smote 1 Chronicles 18:11 - Amalek Obadiah 1:18 - for stubble

Verse 7

Gebal: Joshua 13:5, Ezekiel 27:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:10 - I will Exodus 17:8 - General Numbers 13:29 - Amalekites Deuteronomy 25:19 - thou shalt Judges 3:13 - the city 1 Kings 5:18 - the stonesquarers 1 Chronicles 18:11 - Amalek Nehemiah 13:1 - Moabite Jeremiah 49:1 - Ammonites Ezekiel 25:15 - dealt Ezekiel 26:2 - Tyrus Amos 1:13 - and for

Verse 8

Assur: Assur is the same in the original as Asshur, or Assyria. Genesis 10:11, Asshur, Genesis 25:3

holpen: Heb. been an arm to, Isaiah 33:2

the children: Genesis 19:37, Genesis 19:38, Deuteronomy 2:9

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:22 - the Kenite 1 Chronicles 1:17 - Asshur Ezekiel 27:23 - Asshur Ezekiel 32:22 - General Habakkuk 3:14 - they Zephaniah 2:13 - he will

Verse 9

as unto: Numbers 31:7, Numbers 31:8, Judges 7:22-25, Isaiah 9:4, Isaiah 10:26

as to Sisera: Judges 4:15-24

of Kison: The variations of Kison and Kishon only exists in the translation; the original being uniformly Kishon. Judges 5:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:28 - Midianites Numbers 5:27 - the woman Judges 4:2 - Sisera Judges 4:7 - Kishon Judges 5:31 - So let Judges 8:28 - was Midian Psalms 5:10 - let Ezekiel 32:4 - General Habakkuk 3:14 - the head Zephaniah 2:13 - he will

Verse 10

Endor: Joshua 17:11, 1 Samuel 28:7

as dung: 2 Kings 9:37, Jeremiah 8:2, Jeremiah 16:4, Zephaniah 1:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:10 - fell Judges 4:7 - Kishon Judges 4:15 - General Judges 5:21 - Kishon 1 Kings 14:10 - as a man taketh Job 20:7 - perish Job 28:22 - Destruction Isaiah 5:25 - torn Isaiah 25:10 - even Jeremiah 9:22 - fall Jeremiah 25:33 - they shall not Ezekiel 32:4 - General Malachi 2:3 - spread

Verse 11

Oreb: Judges 7:25

Zebah: Judges 8:12-21

Reciprocal: Psalms 82:7 - and fall Isaiah 10:26 - according

Verse 12

Psalms 83:4, Psalms 74:7, Psalms 74:8, 2 Chronicles 20:11

Reciprocal: Judges 7:25 - two princes Ezekiel 7:24 - their holy places shall be defiled Ezekiel 35:12 - they are given Hosea 13:3 - as the chaff

Verse 13

O my: Psalms 22:1, Psalms 44:4, Psalms 74:11, Psalms 74:12

like: Isaiah 17:12-14

as the: Psalms 35:5, Psalms 68:1, Psalms 68:2, Exodus 15:7, Job 13:25, Job 21:18, Isaiah 40:24, Isaiah 41:2, Jeremiah 13:24, Matthew 3:12

Reciprocal: Psalms 146:9 - the way Isaiah 17:13 - shall be Isaiah 47:14 - they shall Isaiah 64:2 - to make

Verse 14

As the fire: Isaiah 30:33, Isaiah 33:11, Isaiah 33:12, Isaiah 64:1, Isaiah 64:2, Ezekiel 20:47, Ezekiel 20:48, Malachi 4:1

the flame: Deuteronomy 32:22, Nahum 1:6, Nahum 1:10

Reciprocal: Psalms 118:12 - quenched Isaiah 10:17 - for a flame

Verse 15

Psalms 11:6, Psalms 50:3, Psalms 58:9, Job 9:17, Job 27:20-23, Isaiah 28:17, Isaiah 30:30, Ezekiel 13:11-14, Matthew 7:27, Hebrews 12:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:18 - I will cause Job 27:21 - a storm Psalms 118:12 - quenched Isaiah 10:17 - for a flame Lamentations 3:43 - persecuted Amos 1:14 - with a

Verse 16

Psalms 6:10, Psalms 9:19, Psalms 9:20, Psalms 34:5

Reciprocal: Job 11:3 - make thee Psalms 31:17 - wicked Psalms 53:5 - thou hast Hosea 5:15 - in their 2 Thessalonians 3:14 - that he

Verse 17

Psalms 35:4, Psalms 35:26, Psalms 40:14, Psalms 40:15, Psalms 109:29

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:16 - deed Psalms 6:10 - Let all Psalms 9:16 - known Psalms 31:17 - wicked Psalms 53:5 - thou hast Psalms 79:10 - let him Isaiah 37:20 - that all Jeremiah 17:18 - confounded Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 28:22 - I will Ezekiel 32:15 - then Ezekiel 33:29 - shall Ezekiel 38:16 - that the Daniel 4:17 - that the living Daniel 5:21 - his heart was made like Malachi 1:5 - The Lord Romans 9:17 - that

Verse 18

That men: Psalms 9:16, Psalms 59:13, 1 Kings 18:37, 2 Kings 19:19, Isaiah 5:16, Jeremiah 16:21, Ezekiel 30:19, Ezekiel 38:23

whose: Genesis 22:14, Exodus 6:3, Isaiah 42:8

the most: Psalms 92:8, Isaiah 54:5, Daniel 4:25, Daniel 4:32, Micah 4:13, Zechariah 4:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:22 - the most Exodus 7:17 - thou shalt Exodus 8:10 - there is none Exodus 9:16 - deed Exodus 15:3 - name Exodus 23:21 - my name Deuteronomy 4:35 - know Deuteronomy 28:58 - fear this glorious Joshua 2:11 - for the Lord Joshua 9:9 - because 1 Kings 18:36 - let it 1 Kings 20:13 - and thou shalt Ezra 1:3 - he is the God Nehemiah 9:10 - didst Psalms 9:2 - O thou Psalms 20:1 - name Psalms 46:10 - know Psalms 79:10 - let him Psalms 97:5 - the Lord of Psalms 97:9 - high Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 12:2 - the Lord Isaiah 26:9 - for Isaiah 37:20 - that all Isaiah 45:6 - General Isaiah 49:26 - and all Isaiah 57:15 - the high Jeremiah 17:18 - confounded Ezekiel 6:7 - and ye Ezekiel 22:16 - thou shalt know Ezekiel 25:5 - and ye Ezekiel 32:15 - then Ezekiel 33:29 - shall Ezekiel 38:16 - that the Daniel 3:27 - the princes Daniel 4:17 - that the living Daniel 5:21 - his heart was made like Micah 6:9 - the man of wisdom shall see thy name Malachi 1:5 - The Lord Luke 4:8 - only Romans 9:17 - that 1 Timothy 6:15 - who

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Psalms 83". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/psalms-83.html.
 
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