Thematic Bible

Psalm 68:1 (show verse)

For the music director; by David, a psalm, a song. God springs into action! His enemies scatter; his adversaries run from him.

Psalm 68:2 (show verse)

As smoke is driven away by the wind, so you drive them away. As wax melts before fire, so the wicked are destroyed before God.

Psalm 68:3 (show verse)

But the godly are happy; they rejoice before God and are overcome with joy.

Psalm 68:4 (show verse)

Sing to God! Sing praises to his name! Exalt the one who rides on the clouds! For the Lord is his name! Rejoice before him!

Psalm 68:5 (show verse)

He is a father to the fatherless and an advocate for widows. God rules from his holy palace.

Psalm 68:6 (show verse)

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.

Psalm 68:7 (show verse)

O God, when you lead your people into battle, when you march through the desert, (Selah)

Psalm 68:8 (show verse)

the earth shakes, yes, the heavens pour down rain before God, the God of Sinai, before God, the God of Israel.

Psalm 68:9 (show verse)

O God, you cause abundant showers to fall on your chosen people. When they are tired, you sustain them,

Psalm 68:10 (show verse)

for you live among them. You sustain the oppressed with your good blessings, O God.

Psalm 68:11 (show verse)

The Lord speaks; many, many women spread the good news.
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Psalm 68:12 (show verse)

Kings leading armies run away -- they run away! The lovely lady of the house divides up the loot.
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Psalm 68:13 (show verse)

When you lie down among the sheepfolds, the wings of the dove are covered with silver and with glittering gold.

Psalm 68:14 (show verse)

When the sovereign judge scatters kings, let it snow on Zalmon!

Psalm 68:15 (show verse)

The mountain of Bashan is a towering mountain; the mountain of Bashan is a mountain with many peaks.

Psalm 68:16 (show verse)

Why do you look with envy, O mountains with many peaks, at the mountain where God has decided to live? Indeed the Lord will live there permanently!
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Psalm 68:17 (show verse)

God has countless chariots; they number in the thousands. The Lord comes from Sinai in holy splendor.

Psalm 68:18 (show verse)

You ascend on high, you have taken many captives. You receive tribute from men, including even sinful rebels. Indeed the Lord God lives there!

Psalm 68:19 (show verse)

The Lord deserves praise! Day after day he carries our burden, the God who delivers us. (Selah)

Psalm 68:20 (show verse)

Our God is a God who delivers; the Lord, the sovereign Lord, can rescue from death.
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Psalm 68:21 (show verse)

Indeed God strikes the heads of his enemies, the hairy foreheads of those who persist in rebellion.

Psalm 68:22 (show verse)

The Lord says, "I will retrieve them from Bashan, I will bring them back from the depths of the sea,

Psalm 68:23 (show verse)

so that your feet may stomp in their blood, and your dogs may eat their portion of the enemies' corpses."

Psalm 68:24 (show verse)

They see your processions, O God -- the processions of my God, my king, who marches along in holy splendor.
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Psalm 68:25 (show verse)

Singers walk in front; musicians follow playing their stringed instruments, in the midst of young women playing tambourines.

Psalm 68:26 (show verse)

In your large assemblies praise God, the Lord, in the assemblies of Israel!
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Psalm 68:27 (show verse)

There is little Benjamin, their ruler, and the princes of Judah in their robes, along with the princes of Zebulun and the princes of Naphtali.

Psalm 68:28 (show verse)

God has decreed that you will be powerful. O God, you who have acted on our behalf, demonstrate your power,

Psalm 68:29 (show verse)

as you come out of your temple in Jerusalem! Kings bring tribute to you.

Psalm 68:30 (show verse)

Sound your battle cry against the wild beast of the reeds, and the nations that assemble like a herd of calves led by bulls! They humble themselves and offer gold and silver as tribute. God scatters the nations that like to do battle.

Psalm 68:31 (show verse)

They come with red cloth from Egypt, Ethiopia voluntarily offers tribute to God.

Psalm 68:32 (show verse)

O kingdoms of the earth, sing to God! Sing praises to the Lord, (Selah)

Psalm 68:33 (show verse)

to the one who rides through the sky from ancient times! Look! He thunders loudly.

Psalm 68:34 (show verse)

Acknowledge God's power, his sovereignty over Israel, and the power he reveals in the skies!

Psalm 68:35 (show verse)

You are awe-inspiring, O God, as you emerge from your holy temple! It is the God of Israel who gives the people power and strength. God deserves praise!