Why gaze in envy, O rugged mountains, at the mountain where God chooses1 to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?217
The chariots3 of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands;4 the Lord [has come] from Sinai into his sanctuary.
When you ascended5 on high,6 you led captives7 in your train; you received gifts from men,8 even froma the rebellious9-- that you,b O LORD God, might dwell there.
Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,10 who daily bears our burdens.11 "Selah"
Our God is a God who saves;12 from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death.1321
Surely God will crush the heads14 of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.
The Lord says, "I will bring them from Bashan; I will bring them from the depths of the sea,1523
that you may plunge your feet in the blood of your foes,16 while the tongues of your dogs17 have their share."
Your procession has come into view, O God, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.1825
In front are the singers,19 after them the musicians;20 with them are the maidens playing tambourines.2126
Praise God in the great congregation;22 praise the LORD in the assembly of Israel.23