Psalm 68:6-16 NIV

6 God sets the lonely1 in families,a2 he leads forth the prisoners3 with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.4

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    • b 68:6 - Or "the desolate in a homeland"
      7 When you went out5 before your people, O God, when you marched through the wasteland,6 "Selah"

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      8 the earth shook,7 the heavens poured down rain,8 before God, the One of Sinai,9 before God, the God of Israel.10

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      9 You gave abundant showers,11 O God; you refreshed your weary inheritance.

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      10 Your people settled in it, and from your bounty,12 O God, you provided13 for the poor.

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      11 The Lord announced the word, and great was the company14 of those who proclaimed it:

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      12 "Kings and armies flee15 in haste; in the camps men divide the plunder.16

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      13 Even while you sleep among the campfires,b17 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 Almightyc scattered18 the kings in the land, it was like snow fallen on Zalmon.19

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          15 The mountains of Bashan20 are majestic mountains;21 rugged are the mountains of Bashan.

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          16 Why gaze in envy, O rugged mountains, at the mountain where God chooses22 to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?23

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