Psalm 68. Exsurgat Deus.
LET God arise, and let his enemies be scattered; let them also that hate him flee before him.
Like as the smoke vanisheth, so shalt thou drive them away; and like as wax melteth at the fire, so let the ungodly perish at the presence of God.
But let the righteous be glad, and rejoice before God; let them also be merry and joyful.
O sing unto God, and sing praises unto his Name; magnify him that rideth upon the heavens; praise him in his Name JAH, and rejoice before him.
He is a Father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows; even God in his holy habitation.
He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in an house, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity; but letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.
O God, when thou wentest forth before the people; when thou wentest through the wilderness,
The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of God; even as Sinai also was moved at the presence of God, who is the God of Israel.
Thou, O God, sentest a gracious rain upon thine inheritance, and refreshedst it when it was weary.
Thy congregation shall dwell therein; for thou, O God, hast of thy goodness prepared for the poor.
The Lord gave the word; great was the company of women that bare the tidings.
Kings with their armies did flee, and were discomfited, and they of the household divided the spoil.
Though ye have lain among the sheepfolds, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove that is covered with silver wings, and her feathers like gold.
When the Almighty scattered kings for their sake, then were they as white as snow in Salmon.
As the hill of Bashan, so is God's hill; even an high hill, as the hill of Bashan.
Why mock ye so, ye high hills? this is God's hill, in the which it pleaseth him to dwell; yea, the LORD will abide in it for ever.
The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels; and the Lord is among them as in the holy place of Sinai.
Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts from men; yea, even from thine enemies, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
Praised be the Lord daily, even the God who helpeth us, and poureth his benefits upon us.
He is our God, even the God of whom cometh salvation: GOD is the Lord, by whom we escape death.
God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such a one as goeth on still in his wickedness.
The Lord hath said, I will bring my people again, as I did from Bashan; mine own will I bring again, as I did sometime from the deep of the sea.
That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and that the tongue of thy dogs may be red through the same.
It is well seen, O God, how thou goest; how thou, my God and King, goest in the sanctuary.
The singers go before, the minstrels follow after, in the midst of the damsels playing with the timbrels.
Give thanks unto God the Lord in the congregation, ye that are of the fountain of Israel.
There is little Benjamin their ruler, and the princes of Judah their council; the princes of Zebulon, and the princes of Naphthali.
Thy God hath sent forth strength for thee; stablish the thing, O God, that thou hast wrought in us,
For thy temple's sake at Jerusalem; so shall kings bring presents unto thee.
Rebuke thou the dragon and the bull, with the leaders of the heathen, so that they humbly bring pieces of silver; scatter thou the peoples that delight in war;
Then shall the princes come out of Egypt; the Morians’ land shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
Sing unto God, O ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the Lord;
Who sitteth in the heavens over all, from the beginning: lo, he doth send out his voice; yea, and that a mighty voice.
Ascribe ye the power to God over Israel; his worship and strength is in the clouds.
O God, wonderful art thou in thy holy places: even the God of Israel, he will give strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.
Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that
hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth
before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.
But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea,
let them exceedingly rejoice.
Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth
upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.
A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in
his holy habitation.
God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which
are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people, when thou didst
march through the wilderness; Selah:
The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God:
even Sinai itself was moved at the presence of God, the God of Israel.
Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst
confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.
Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O God, hast prepared
of thy goodness for the poor.
The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that
Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home
divided the spoil.
Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings
of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it was white as snow in
The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan; an high hill as the
hill of Bashan.
Why leap ye, ye high hills? this is the hill which God desireth
to dwell in; yea, the LORD will dwell in it for ever.
The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of
angels: the Lord is among them, as in Sinai, in the holy place.
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive:
thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that
the LORD God might dwell among them.
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even
the God of our salvation. Selah.
He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto GOD the
Lord belong the issues from death.
But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp
of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.
The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan, I will bring my
people again from the depths of the sea:
That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of thine enemies, and
the tongue of thy dogs in the same.
They have seen thy goings, O God; even the goings of my God, my
King, in the sanctuary.
The singers went before, the players on instruments followed
after; among them were the damsels playing with timbrels.
Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the
fountain of Israel.
There is little Benjamin with their ruler, the princes of Judah
and their council, the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of
Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that
which thou hast wrought for us.
Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents
Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with
the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of
silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.
Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out
her hands unto God.
Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O sing praises unto the
To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of
old; lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.
Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and
his strength is in the clouds.
O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of
Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed