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Psalm 68 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:1 - To the Overseer. -- A Psalm, a song of David. Rise doth God -- scattered are His enemies! And those hating Him flee from His face.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:2 - As the driving away of smoke Thou drivest away, As the melting of wax before fire, The wicked perish at the presence of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:3 - And the righteous rejoice, they exult before God, And they joy with gladness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:4 - Sing ye to God -- praise His name, Raise up a highway for Him who is riding in deserts, In Jah is His name, and exult before Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:5 - Father of the fatherless, and judge of the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:6 - God -- causing the lonely to dwell at home, Bringing out bound ones into prosperity, Only -- the refractory have inhabited a dry place.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:7 - O God, in Thy going forth before Thy people, In Thy stepping through the wilderness, Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:8 - The earth hath shaken, Yea, the heavens have dropped before God, This Sinai -- before God, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:9 - A shower of free-will gifts thou shakest out, O God. Thine inheritance, when it hath been weary, Thou hast established it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:10 - Thy company have dwelt in it, Thou preparest in Thy goodness for the poor, O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:11 - The Lord doth give the saying, The female proclaimers are a numerous host.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:12 - Kings of hosts flee utterly away, And a female inhabitant of the house apportioneth spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:13 - Though ye do lie between two boundaries, Wings of a dove covered with silver, And her pinions with yellow gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:14 - When the Mighty spreadeth kings in it, It doth snow in Salmon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:15 - A hill of God is the hill of Bashan, A hill of heights is the hill of Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:16 - Why do ye envy, O high hills, The hill God hath desired for His seat? Jehovah also doth tabernacle for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:17 - The chariots of God are myriads, thousands of changes, The Lord is among them, in Sinai, in the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:18 - Thou hast ascended on high, Thou hast taken captive captivity, Thou hast taken gifts for men, That even the refractory may rest, O Jah God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:19 - Blessed is the Lord, day by day He layeth on us. God Himself is our salvation. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:20 - God Himself is to us a God for deliverances, And Jehovah Lord hath the outgoings of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:21 - Only -- God doth smite The head of His enemies, The hairy crown of a habitual walker in his guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:22 - The Lord said: 'From Bashan I bring back, I bring back from the depths of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:23 - So that thou dashest thy foot in blood, In the blood of enemies -- the tongue of Thy dogs.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:24 - They have seen Thy goings, O God, Goings of my God, my king, in the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:25 - Singers have been before, Behind are players on instruments, In the midst virgins playing with timbrels.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:26 - In assemblies bless ye God, The Lord -- from the fountain of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:27 - There is little Benjamin their ruler, Heads of Judah their defence, Heads of Zebulun -- heads of Naphtali.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:28 - Thy God hath commanded thy strength, Be strong, O God, this Thou hast wrought for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:29 - Because of Thy temple at Jerusalem, To Thee do kings bring a present.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:30 - Rebuke a beast of the reeds, a company of bulls, With calves of the peoples, Each humbling himself with pieces of silver, Scatter Thou peoples delighting in conflicts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:31 - Come do fat ones out of Egypt, Cush causeth her hands to run to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:32 - Kingdoms of the earth, sing ye to God, Praise ye the Lord. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:33 - To him who is riding on the heavens of the heavens of old, Lo, He giveth with His voice a strong voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:34 - Ascribe ye strength to God, Over Israel is His excellency, and His strength in the clouds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:35 - Fearful, O God, out of Thy sanctuaries, The God of Israel Himself, Giving strength and might to the people. Blessed is God!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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