Psalm 68:1 {67:1}
Good News Translation
God rises up and scatters his enemies. Those who hate him run away in defeat.

Contemporary English Version
Do something, God! Scatter your hateful enemies. Make them turn and run.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, a psalm of a canticle for David himself. [2] Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: and let them that hate him flee from before his face.

New American Bible
For the leader. A psalm of David; a song. [2] May God arise; may his enemies be scattered; may those who hate him flee before him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Unto the end, a psalm of a canticle for David himself. [2] Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: and let them that hate him flee from before his face.

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2962 B.C.

1042 (Title.) This magnificent and truly sublime ode is supposed, with much probability, to have been composed by David, and sung at the removal of the ark from Kirjath-jearim

God arise

Psalm 7:6,7 Rise up, O Lord, in thy anger: and be thou exalted in the borders of my enemies. And arise, O Lord, my God, in the precept which thou hast commanded: . . .

Psalm 44:26 Arise, O Lord, help us and redeem us for thy name's sake.

Psalm 78:65-68 And the Lord was awaked as one out of sleep, and like a mighty man that hath been surfeited with wine. . . .

Psalm 132:8,9 Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place: thou and the ark, which thou hast sanctified. . . .

Numbers 10:35 And when the ark was lifted up, Moses said: Arise, O Lord, and let thy enemies be scattered, and let them that hate thee, flee from before thy face.

2 Chronicles 6:41 Now therefore arise, O Lord God, into thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O Lord God, put on salvation, and thy saints rejoice in good things.

Isaiah 33:3 At the voice of the angel the people fled, and at the lifting up thyself the nations are scattered.

Isaiah 42:13,14 The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man, as a man of war shall he stir up zeal: he shall shout and cry: he shall prevail against his enemies. . . .

Isaiah 51:9,10 Arise, arise, put on strength, O thou arm of the Lord, arise as in the days of old, in the ancient generations. Hast not thou struck the proud one, and wounded the dragon? . . .

be scattered

Psalm 68:14,30 When he that is in heaven appointeth kings over her, they shall be whited with snow in Selmon. . . .

Psalm 59:11 God shall let me see over my enemies: slay them not, lest at any time my people forget. Scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my protector:

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Isaiah 41:15,16 I have made thee as a new thrashing wain, with teeth like a saw: thou shalt thrash the mountains, and break them in pieces: and shalt make the hills as chaff. . . .

Ezekiel 5:2 A third part thou shalt burn with fire in the midst of the city, according to the fulfilling of the days of the siege: and thou shalt take a third part, and cut it in pieces with the knife all round about: and the other third part thou shalt scatter in the wind, and I will draw out the sword after them.

Ezekiel 12:14,15 And all that are about him, his guards, and his troops I will scatter into every wind: and I will draw out the sword after them. . . .

Daniel 2:35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of a summer's threshing floor, and they were carried away by the wind: and there was no place found for them: but the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

that hate

Psalm 21:8 Let thy hand be found by all thy enemies: let thy right hand find out all them that hate thee.

Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Deuteronomy 7:10 And repaying forthwith them that hate him, so as to destroy them, without further delay immediately rendering to them what they deserve.

John 14:23,24 Jesus answered and said to him: If any one love me, he will keep my word. And my Father will love him and we will come to him and will make our abode with him. . . .

before him [heb.

Context
God's Enemies Are Scattered
1Unto the end, a psalm of a canticle for David himself. [2] Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered: and let them that hate him flee from before his face.2As smoke vanisheth, so let them vanish away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.…
Cross References
Numbers 10:35
And when the ark was lifted up, Moses said: Arise, O Lord, and let thy enemies be scattered, and let them that hate thee, flee from before thy face.

Psalm 12:5
By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 89:10
Thou hast humbled the proud one, as one that is slain: with the arm of thy strength thou hast scattered thy enemies.

Psalm 92:9
For behold thy enemies, O Lord, for behold thy enemies shall perish: and all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Psalm 132:8
Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place: thou and the ark, which thou hast sanctified.

Jeremiah 46:15
Why are thy valiant men come to nothing? they stood not: because the Lord hath overthrown them.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. A Psalm Of David. A Song. God arises. His enemies are scattered, and those who hate Him flee His presence.Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; Let them also that hate him flee before him.

For the end, a Psalm of a Song by David. Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered; and let them that hate him flee from before him.

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm: a Song.} Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, and let them that hate him flee before him.

For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David, a Song. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered; let them also that hate him flee before him.

To the chief Musician, A Psalm or Song of David. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered: let them also that hate him flee before him.

Let God arise! Let his enemies be scattered! Let them who hate him also flee before him.

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm, a song of David. Rise doth God -- scattered are His enemies! And those hating Him flee from His face.
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