Psalm 68:18-28 NIV

18 When you ascended1 on high,2 you led captives3 in your train; you received gifts from men,4 even froma the rebellious5-- 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,6 who daily bears our burdens.7 "Selah"

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      20 Our God is a God who saves;8 from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death.9

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      21 Surely God will crush the heads10 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,11

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      23 that you may plunge your feet in the blood of your foes,12 while the tongues of your dogs13 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.14

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      25 In front are the singers,15 after them the musicians;16 with them are the maidens playing tambourines.17

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      26 Praise God in the great congregation;18 praise the LORD in the assembly of Israel.19

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      27 There is the little tribe20 of Benjamin,21 leading them, there the great throng of Judah's princes, and there the princes of Zebulun and of Naphtali.22

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      28 Summon your power,23 O Godc; show us your strength,24 O God, as you have done25 before.

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        • g 68:28 - Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts "Your God has summoned power for you"