may his foes fleer before him.
2 May you blow them away like smoke—s
as wax meltst before the fire,
may the wicked perishu before God.
and rejoicev before God;
may they be happy and joyful.
4 Sing to God, sing in praise of his name,w
rejoice before him—his name is the Lord.y
is God in his holy dwelling.b
he leads out the prisonerse with singing;
but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.f
7 When you, God, went outg before your people,
before God, the One of Sinai,k
before God, the God of Israel.l
9 You gave abundant showers,m O God;
you refreshed your weary inheritance.
and the women who proclaim it are a mighty throng:p
12 “Kings and armies fleeq in haste;
the women at home divide the plunder.r
the wings of my dove are sheathed with silver,
its feathers with shining gold.”
it was like snow fallen on Mount Zalmon.u
Mount Bashan, rugged mountain,
at the mountain where God choosesx to reign,
where the Lord himself will dwell forever?y
17 The chariotsz of God are tens of thousands
and thousands of thousands;a
the Lord has come from Sinai into his sanctuary.g
you took many captives;d
you received gifts from people,e
that you,i Lord God, might dwell there.
19 Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior,g
who daily bears our burdens.h
20 Our God is a God who saves;i
from the Sovereign Lord comes escape from death.j
21 Surely God will crush the headsk of his enemies,
the hairy crowns of those who go on in their sins.
I will bring them from the depths of the sea,l
23 that your feet may wade in the blood of your foes,m
while the tongues of your dogsn have their share.”
the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.o
with them are the young women playing the timbrels.r
26 Praise God in the great congregation;s
praise the Lord in the assembly of Israel.t
there the great throng of Judah’s princes,
and there the princes of Zebulun and of Naphtali.w
kings will bring you gifts.a
the herd of bullsd among the calves of the nations.
Humbled, may the beast bring bars of silver.
31 Envoys will come from Egypt;g
32 Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth,i
sing praisej to the Lord,
33 to him who ridesk across the highest heavens, the ancient heavens,
34 Proclaim the powern of God,
whose majestyo is over Israel,
whose power is in the heavens.
Praise be to God!t
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