Psalm Sixty Eight
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Psalm Sixty Eight

   
1:Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.
 
2: As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
 

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3: But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
 
4: Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
 
5: A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
 
6: God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
 
7: O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness; Selah:
 
8: The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
 
9: Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.
 
10: Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor.
 
11: The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.
 
12: Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.
 
13: Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
 
14: When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it was white as snow in Salmon.
 
15: The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan; an high hill as the hill of Bashan.
 
16: Why leap ye, ye high hills? this is the hill which God desireth to dwell in; yea, the LORD will dwell in it for ever.
 
17: The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels: the Lord is among them, as in Sinai, in the holy place.
 
18: Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
 
19: Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.
 
20: He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.
 
21: But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.
 
22: The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my people again from the depths of the sea:
 
23: That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the same.
 
24: They have seen thy goings, O God; even the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary.
 
25: The singers went before, the players on instruments followed after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.
 
26: Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.
 
27: There is little Benjamin with their ruler, the princes of Judah and their council, the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.
 
28: Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.
 
29: Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.
 
30: Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.
 
31: Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
 
32: Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord; Selah:
 
33: To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of old; lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.
 
34: Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
 
35: O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.