The Darby Bible
Psalms, Chapter 68

   1: (To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm: a Song.) Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, and let them that hate him flee before him.
   2: As smoke is driven, thou wilt drive them away; as wax melteth before the fire, the wicked shall perish at the presence of God.
   3: But the righteous shall rejoice: they shall exult before God and be glad with joy.
   4: Sing unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him.
   5: A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
   6: God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched [land].
   7: O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst march through the wilderness -- (Selah) --
   8: The earth trembled, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God, yon Sinai, at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
   9: Thou, O God, didst pour a plentiful rain upon thine inheritance, and when it was weary thou strengthenedst it.
   10: Thy flock hath dwelt therein: thou hast prepared in thy goodness, for the afflicted, O God!
   11: The Lord gives the word: great the host of the publishers.
   12: Kings of armies flee; they flee, and she that tarrieth at home divideth the spoil.
   13: Though ye have lain among the sheepfolds, [ye shall be as] wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with green gold.
   14: When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it became snow-white as Zalmon.
   15: [As] mount Bashan is the mount of God, a many-peaked mountain, [as] mount Bashan.
   16: Why do ye look with envy, ye many-peaked mountains, upon the mount that God hath desired for his abode? yea, Jehovah will dwell [there] for ever.
   17: The chariots of God are twenty thousand, thousands upon thousands; the Lord is among them: it is a Sinai in holiness.
   18: Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts in Man, and even [for] the rebellious, for the dwelling [there] of Jah Elohim.
   19: Blessed be the Lord: day by day doth he load us [with good], the God who is our salvation. Selah.
   20: Our God is the God of salvation; and with Jehovah, the Lord, are the goings forth [even] from death.
   21: Verily God will smite the head of his enemies, the hairy scalp of him that goeth on still in his trespasses.
   22: The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring [them] again from the depth of the sea;
   23: That thou mayest dip thy foot in blood: the tongue of thy dogs has its portion from enemies.
   24: They have seen thy goings, O God, the goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary.
   25: The singers went before, the players on stringed instruments after, in the midst of maidens playing on tabrets.
   26: In the congregations bless ye God, the Lord, -- [ye] from the fountain of Israel.
   27: There is little Benjamin, their ruler; the princes of Judah, their company; the princes of Zebulun, the princes of Naphtali.
   28: Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.
   29: Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.
   30: Rebuke the beast of the reeds, the assembly of the strong, with the calves of the peoples: [every one] submitteth himself with pieces of silver. Scatter the peoples that delight in war.
   31: Great ones shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall quickly stretch out her hands unto God.
   32: Ye kingdoms of the earth, sing unto God; sing psalms of the Lord, (Selah,)
   33: Of him that rideth upon the heavens, the heavens which are of old: lo, he uttereth his voice, a mighty voice.
   34: Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
   35: Terrible art thou, O God, out of thy sanctuaries, -- the God of Israel! He it is that giveth strength and might unto the people. Blessed be God!

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