Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

God makes a home for the lonely; He leads out the prisoners into prosperity, Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

King James Version

God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

Holman Bible

God provides homes for those who are deserted. He leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious live in a scorched land.

International Standard Version

God causes the lonely to dwell in families. He leads prisoners into prosperity, but rebels live on parched land.

A Conservative Version

God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners into prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

American Standard Version

God setteth the solitary in families: He bringeth out the prisoners into prosperity; But the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Amplified

God places the solitary in families and gives the desolate a home in which to dwell; He leads the prisoners out to prosperity; but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Bible in Basic English

Those who are without friends, God puts in families; he makes free those who are in chains; but those who are turned away from him are given a dry land.

Darby Translation

God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God sets the solitary in families; he brings out those who are bound with chains, but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

Julia Smith Translation

God setting the only ones in the house, bringing forth the bound into prosperities, but those turning away dwelt in a dry land.

King James 2000

God sets the solitary in families: he brings out those who are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God settles the lonely in a home; he brings prisoners out into prosperity. But the rebellious abide in a barren land.

Modern King James verseion

God causes the lonely to live at home; He brings out those who are bound with chains; but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in a house, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity, but letteth the renegades continue in scarceness.

NET Bible

God settles those who have been deserted in their own homes; he frees prisoners and grants them prosperity. But sinful rebels live in the desert.

New Heart English Bible

God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious dwell in a sun-scorched land.

The Emphasized Bible

God, is he that causeth the solitary to dwell in a home, That bringeth out prisoners into prosperity, But, the rebellious, have made their habitation in a sunburnt land.

Webster

God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those who are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

World English Bible

God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious dwell in a sun-scorched land.

Youngs Literal Translation

God -- causing the lonely to dwell at home, Bringing out bound ones into prosperity, Only -- the refractory have inhabited a dry place.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 68:6

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

5 A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation. 6 God makes a home for the lonely; He leads out the prisoners into prosperity, Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land. 7 O God, when You went forth before Your people, When You marched through the wilderness, Selah.


Cross References

Psalm 107:10

There were those who dwelt in darkness and in the shadow of death, Prisoners in misery and chains,

Psalm 113:9

He makes the barren woman abide in the house As a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land into a salt waste, Because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Psalm 107:14

He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death And broke their bands apart.

Psalm 146:7

Who executes justice for the oppressed; Who gives food to the hungry The LORD sets the prisoners free.

1 Samuel 2:5

"Those who were full hire themselves out for bread, But those who were hungry cease to hunger. Even the barren gives birth to seven, But she who has many children languishes.

Deuteronomy 28:23-24

"The heaven which is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you, iron.

Psalm 69:33

For the LORD hears the needy And does not despise His who are prisoners.

Psalm 107:40-41

He pours contempt upon princes And makes them wander in a pathless waste.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Hosea 2:3

Or I will strip her naked And expose her as on the day when she was born I will also make her like a wilderness, Make her like desert land And slay her with thirst.

Malachi 1:3

but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."

Acts 12:6-25

On the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door were watching over the prison.

Acts 16:26

and suddenly there came a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison house were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Galatians 4:27

For it is written, "REJOICE, BARREN WOMAN WHO DOES NOT BEAR; BREAK FORTH AND SHOUT, YOU WHO ARE NOT IN LABOR; FOR MORE NUMEROUS ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE DESOLATE THAN OF THE ONE WHO HAS A HUSBAND."



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