Psalms 68:15-16

15 Mount Bashan, majestic mountain, Mount Bashan, rugged mountain,
16 why gaze in envy, you rugged mountain, at the mountain where God chooses to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?

Psalms 68:15-16 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 68:15-16 In-Context

13 Even while you sleep among the sheep pens,the wings of my dove are sheathed with silver, its feathers with shining gold.”
14 When the Almighty scattered the kings in the land, it was like snow fallen on Mount Zalmon.
15 Mount Bashan, majestic mountain, Mount Bashan, rugged mountain,
16 why gaze in envy, you rugged mountain, at the mountain where God chooses to reign, where the LORD himself will dwell forever?
17 The chariots of God are tens of thousands and thousands of thousands; the Lord has come from Sinai into his sanctuary.
18 When you ascended on high, you took many captives; you received gifts from people, even from the rebellious— that you,LORD God, might dwell there.

Cross References 4

  • 1. ver 22; Numbers 21:33; Jeremiah 22:20
  • 2. S Psalms 36:6
  • 3. Deuteronomy 12:5; S Psalms 2:6; Psalms 132:13
  • 4. Psalms 132:14