Psalm 68:16-26 NIV

16 Why gaze in envy, O rugged mountains, at the mountain where God chooses1 to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?2

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17 The chariots3 of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands;4 the Lord [has come] from Sinai into his sanctuary.

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18 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.

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    • e 68:18 - Or "gifts for men, / even"
    • f 68:18 - Or "they"
      19 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,10 who daily bears our burdens.11 "Selah"

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      20 Our God is a God who saves;12 from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death.13

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      21 Surely God will crush the heads14 of his enemies, the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.

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      22 The Lord says, "I will bring them from Bashan; I will bring them from the depths of the sea,15

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      23 that you may plunge your feet in the blood of your foes,16 while the tongues of your dogs17 have their share."

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      24 Your procession has come into view, O God, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.18

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      25 In front are the singers,19 after them the musicians;20 with them are the maidens playing tambourines.21

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      26 Praise God in the great congregation;22 praise the LORD in the assembly of Israel.23

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