To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let those who hate him flee before him!
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before fire, let the wicked perish before God!
But let the righteous be joyful; let them exult before God; let them be jubilant with joy!
Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides upon the clouds; his name is the LORD, exult before him!
Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.
God gives the desolate a home to dwell in; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity; but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
O God, when thou didst go forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness, [Selah]
the earth quaked, the heavens poured down rain, at the presence of God; yon Sinai quaked at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
Rain in abundance, O God, thou didst shed abroad; thou didst restore thy heritage as it languished;
thy flock found a dwelling in it; in thy goodness, O God, thou didst provide for the needy.
The Lord gives the command; great is the host of those who bore the tidings:
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