Psalm 68:4-14 NIV

4 Sing to God, sing praise to his name,1 extol him who rides on the cloudsa2-- his name is the LORD 3-- and rejoice before him.

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    • a 68:4 - Or / "prepare the way for him who rides through the deserts"
      5 A father to the fatherless,4 a defender of widows,5 is God in his holy dwelling.6

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      6 God sets the lonely7 in families,b8 he leads forth the prisoners9 with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.10

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        • b 68:6 - Or "the desolate in a homeland"
          7 When you went out11 before your people, O God, when you marched through the wasteland,12 "Selah"

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          8 the earth shook,13 the heavens poured down rain,14 before God, the One of Sinai,15 before God, the God of Israel.16

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          9 You gave abundant showers,17 O God; you refreshed your weary inheritance.

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          10 Your people settled in it, and from your bounty,18 O God, you provided19 for the poor.

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          11 The Lord announced the word, and great was the company20 of those who proclaimed it:

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          12 "Kings and armies flee21 in haste; in the camps men divide the plunder.22

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          13 Even while you sleep among the campfires,c23 the wings of [my] dove are sheathed with silver, its feathers with shining gold."

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            • c 68:13 - Or "saddlebags"
              14 When the Almightyd scattered24 the kings in the land, it was like snow fallen on Zalmon.25

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