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Psalm 68

CEB 1 Let God rise up; let his enemies scatter; let those who hate him run scared before him! NIV 1 May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him. CEB 2 Like smoke is driven away, drive them away! Like wax melting before fire, let the wicked perish before God! NIV 2 As smoke is blown away by the wind, may you blow them away; as wax melts before the fire, may the wicked perish before God. CEB 3 But let the righteous be glad and celebrate before God. Let them rejoice with gladness! NIV 3 But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful. CEB 4 Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Exalt the one who rides the clouds! The LORD is his name. Celebrate before him! NIV 4 Sing to God, sing praise to his name, extol him who rides on the clouds-- his name is the LORD -- and rejoice before him. CEB 5 Father of orphans and defender of widows is God in his holy habitation. NIV 5 A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. CEB 6 God settles the lonely in their homes; he sets prisoners free with happiness, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land. NIV 6 God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. CEB 7 When you went forth before your people, God, when you marched through the wasteland, Selah NIV 7 When you went out before your people, O God, when you marched through the wasteland, "Selah" CEB 8 the earth shook! Yes, heaven poured down before God, the one from Sinai— before God, the God of Israel! NIV 8 the earth shook, the heavens poured down rain, before God, the One of Sinai, before God, the God of Israel. CEB 9 You showered down abundant rain, God; when your inheritance grew weary, you restored it yourself, NIV 9 You gave abundant showers, O God; you refreshed your weary inheritance. CEB 10 and your creatures settled in it. In your goodness, God, you provided for the poor. NIV 10 Your people settled in it, and from your bounty, O God, you provided for the poor. CEB 11 My Lord gives the command— many messengers are bringing good news: NIV 11 The Lord announced the word, and great was the company of those who proclaimed it: CEB 12 "The kings of armies are on the run! The women back home divide the spoil. NIV 12 "Kings and armies flee in haste; in the camps men divide the plunder. CEB 13 Even if you lie down among the sheepfolds, there are wings of a dove covered with silver; its pinions covered in precious gold." NIV 13 Even while you sleep among the campfires, the wings of [my] dove are sheathed with silver, its feathers with shining gold." CEB 14 When the Almighty scattered the kings there, snow fell on Mount Zalmon. NIV 14 When the Almighty scattered the kings in the land, it was like snow fallen on Zalmon. CEB 15 Mighty mountain, Mount Bashan; many-peaked mountain, Mount Bashan! NIV 15 The mountains of Bashan are majestic mountains; rugged are the mountains of Bashan. CEB 16 You many-peaked mountain: Why do you look with envy at the mountain God desired for his dwelling, the mountain where the LORD dwells forever? NIV 16 Why gaze in envy, O rugged mountains, at the mountain where God chooses to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever? CEB 17 God's chariots are twice ten thousand— countless thousands! My Lord came from Sinai into the sanctuary. NIV 17 The chariots of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands; the Lord [has come] from Sinai into his sanctuary. CEB 18 You ascended the heights, leading away your captives, receiving tribute from people, even from those who rebel against the LORD God's dwelling there. NIV 18 When you ascended on high, you led captives in your train; you received gifts from men, even from the rebellious-- that you, O LORD God, might dwell there. CEB 19 Bless the Lord! The God of our salvation supports us day after day! Selah NIV 19 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. "Selah" CEB 20 Our God is the God of salvation, and escape from certain death comes through God my LORD. NIV 20 Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death. CEB 21 Yes, God will shatter the heads of his enemies— the very skulls of those who walk in guilt. NIV 21 Surely God will crush the heads of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins. CEB 22 My Lord has spoken: "From Bashan I will bring those people back. I will bring them back from the ocean's depths NIV 22 The Lord says, "I will bring them from Bashan; I will bring them from the depths of the sea, CEB 23 so that you can wash your feet in their blood, so that your dogs' tongues can lap up their share of your enemies." NIV 23 that you may plunge your feet in the blood of your foes, while the tongues of your dogs have their share." CEB 24 They saw your procession, God— the procession of my God, my king, into the sanctuary. NIV 24 Your procession has come into view, O God, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary. CEB 25 First came the singers, then the musicians; between them the young women were playing hand drums: NIV 25 In front are the singers, after them the musicians; with them are the maidens playing tambourines. CEB 26 "Bless God in the great congregation; bless the LORD from Israel's fountain!" NIV 26 Praise God in the great congregation; praise the LORD in the assembly of Israel. CEB 27 There's Benjamin leading them, though he's little; then the princes of Judah, their speaker; then the princes of Zebulun and the princes of Naphtali. NIV 27 There is the little tribe of Benjamin, leading them, there the great throng of Judah's princes, and there the princes of Zebulun and of Naphtali. CEB 28 Summon your strength, God! Show how strong you are, God, just as you've done for us before, NIV 28 Summon your power, O God; show us your strength, O God, as you have done before. CEB 29 from your temple above Jerusalem, where kings bring you gifts. NIV 29 Because of your temple at Jerusalem kings will bring you gifts. CEB 30 Rebuke the wild animals of the marshland, the herd of bulls among the calves of the peoples. Trample those who delight in money; scatter the peoples who take pleasure in battles. NIV 30 Rebuke the beast among the reeds, the herd of bulls among the calves of the nations. Humbled, may it bring bars of silver. Scatter the nations who delight in war. CEB 31 Let ambassadors come from Egypt; let Cush stretch out its hands to God. NIV 31 Envoys will come from Egypt; Cush will submit herself to God. CEB 32 Sing to God, all kingdoms of the earth! Sing praises to my Lord. Selah NIV 32 Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth, sing praise to the Lord, "Selah" CEB 33 Sing to the one who rides through heaven, the most ancient heaven. Look! God sends forth his voice, his mighty voice. NIV 33 to him who rides the ancient skies above, who thunders with mighty voice. CEB 34 Recognize how strong God is! His majesty extends over Israel; his strength is in the clouds. NIV 34 Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skies. CEB 35 You are awesome, God, in your sanctuaries— the God of Israel who gives strength and power to his people! Bless God! NIV 35 You are awesome, O God, in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!