For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. A song.

1 aMay God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him.
References for Psalms 68:1
2 May you blow them away like smoke— as wax melts before the fire, may the wicked perish before God.
3 But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.
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4 Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the cloudsb ; rejoice before him—his name is the LORD.
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    • ď 68:4 - Or "name," / "prepare the way for him who rides through the deserts"
      5 A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
      6 God sets the lonely in families,che leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
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      7 When you, God, went out before your people, when you marched through the wilderness,d
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        • đ 68:7 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 19 and 32.
          8 the earth shook, the heavens poured down rain, before God, the One of Sinai, before God, the God of Israel.
          9 You gave abundant showers, O God; you refreshed your weary inheritance.
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          10 Your people settled in it, and from your bounty, God, you provided for the poor.
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          11 The Lord announces the word, and the women who proclaim it are a mighty throng:
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