Psalm 83:17
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May they ever be ashamed and dismayed; may they perish in disgrace.

King James Bible
Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:

Darby Bible Translation
Let them be put to shame and be dismayed for ever, and let them be confounded and perish:

World English Bible
Let them be disappointed and dismayed forever. Yes, let them be confounded and perish;

Young's Literal Translation
They are ashamed and troubled for ever, Yea, they are confounded and lost.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let them - perish - That is, in their present attempts. Some have objected to the execrations in this Psalm, without due consideration. None of these execrations refer either to their souls or to their eternal state; but merely to their discomfiture on their present attempts. Suppose the continental powers should join together to subjugate Britain, and destroy the Protestant religion; is there a Christian in the land that would not be justified in meeting them with the same or similar execrations? On the knees of my soul would I offer every one of them to God against such invaders. Selah - A. C.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 35:4,26 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt...

Psalm 40:14,15 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it...

Psalm 109:29 Let my adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

Library
Period ii. The Church from the Permanent Division of the Empire Until the Collapse of the Western Empire and the First Schism Between the East and the West, or Until About A. D. 500
In the second period of the history of the Church under the Christian Empire, the Church, although existing in two divisions of the Empire and experiencing very different political fortunes, may still be regarded as forming a whole. The theological controversies distracting the Church, although different in the two halves of the Graeco-Roman world, were felt to some extent in both divisions of the Empire and not merely in the one in which they were principally fought out; and in the condemnation
Joseph Cullen Ayer Jr., Ph.D.—A Source Book for Ancient Church History

Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
[Sidenote: 1129] 19. (12). Meanwhile[365] it happened that Archbishop Cellach[366] fell sick: he it was who ordained Malachy deacon, presbyter and bishop: and knowing that he was dying he made a sort of testament[367] to the effect that Malachy ought to succeed him,[368] because none seemed worthier to be bishop of the first see. This he gave in charge to those who were present, this he commanded to the absent, this to the two kings of Munster[369] and to the magnates of the land he specially enjoined
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Psalm 35:4
May those who seek my life be disgraced and put to shame; may those who plot my ruin be turned back in dismay.

Psalm 70:2
May those who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

Ezekiel 32:15
When I make Egypt desolate and strip the land of everything in it, when I strike down all who live there, then they will know that I am the LORD.'

Daniel 5:21
He was driven away from people and given the mind of an animal; he lived with the wild donkeys and ate grass like the ox; and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven, until he acknowledged that the Most High God is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and sets over them anyone he wishes.

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