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God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them
also that hate him flee before him.
68:2 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.
68:3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice
before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
68:4 Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol
him that rideth upon the heavens by his name JAH,
and rejoice before him.
68:5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the
widows, is God in his holy habitation.
68:6 God setteth the solitary in families: he
bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but
the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
68:7 O God, when thou wentest forth before thy
people, when thou didst march through the
68:8 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.
68:9 Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain,
whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when
it was weary.
68:10 Thy congregation hath dwelt therein: thou, O
God, hast prepared of thy goodness for the poor.
68:11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company
of those that published it.
68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that
tarried at home divided the spoil.
68:13 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.
68:14 When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it
was white as snow in Salmon.
68:15 The hill of God is as the hill of Bashan; an
high hill as the hill of Bashan.
68:16 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.
68:17 The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even
thousands of angels: the Lord is among them, as in
Sinai, in the holy place.
68:18 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.
68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with
benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.
68:20 He that is our God is the God of salvation;
and unto GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.
68:21 But God shall wound the head of his enemies,
and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still
in his trespasses.
68:22 The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan,
I will bring my people again from the depths of the
68:23 That thy foot may be dipped in the blood of
thine enemies, and the tongue of thy dogs in the
68:24 They have seen thy goings, O God; even the
goings of my God, my King, in the sanctuary.
68:25 The singers went before, the players on
instruments followed after; among them were the
damsels playing with timbrels.
68:26 Bless ye God in the congregations, even the
Lord, from the fountain of Israel.
68:27 There is little Benjamin with their ruler, the
princes of Judah and their council, the princes of
Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.
68:28 Thy God hath commanded thy strength:
strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for
68:29 Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings
bring presents unto thee.
68:30 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.
68:31 Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia
shall soon stretch out her hands unto God.
68:32 Sing unto God, ye kingdoms of the earth; O
sing praises unto the Lord; Selah:
68:33 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.
68:34 Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency
is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
68:35 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 be God.
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Christ in his passion
declareth the greatness of his sufferings, and the malice of his
persecutors the Jews; and foretelleth their reprobation.
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Christ in his passion declareth the
greatness of his sufferings, and the malice of his persecutors the
Jews; and foretelleth their reprobation.