Psalm 68:18 {67:19}
Good News Translation
He goes up to the heights, taking many captives with him; he receives gifts from rebellious people. The LORD God will live there.

Contemporary English Version
When you climbed the high mountain, you took prisoners with you and were given gifts. Your enemies didn't want you to live there, but they gave you gifts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts in men. Yea for those also that do not believe, the dwelling of the Lord God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts in men. Yea for those also that do not believe, the dwelling of the Lord God.

ascended

Psalm 24:3,7-10 Who shall ascend into the mountain of the Lord: or who shall stand in his holy place? . . .

Psalm 47:5 God is ascended with jubilee, and the Lord with the sound of trumpet.

Psalm 110:1 A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool.

Mark 16:9 But he rising early the first day of the week, appeared first to Mary Magdalen; out of whom he had cast seven devils.

Luke 24:51 And it came to pass, whilst he blessed them, he departed from them and was carried up to heaven.

Acts 1:2,9 Until the day on which, giving commandments by the Holy Ghost to the apostles whom he had chosen, he was taken up. . . .

Ephesians 4:8-10 Wherefore he saith: Ascending on high, he led captivity captive: he gave gifts to men. . . .

Hebrews 4:14 Having therefore a great high priest that hath passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God: let us hold fast our confession.

Hebrews 6:20 Where the forerunner Jesus is entered for us, made a high priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedech.

Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken, this is the sum: We have such an high priest who is set on the right hand of the throne of majesty in the heavens,

1 Peter 3:22 Who is on the right hand of God, swallowing down death that we might be made heirs of life everlasting: being gone into heaven, the angels and powers and virtues being made subject to him.

led

Judges 5:12 Arise, arise, O Debbora, arise, arise, and utter a canticle. Arise, Barac, and take hold of thy captives, O son of Abinoem.

received

Luke 24:49 And I send the promise of my Father upon you: but stay you in the city till you be endued with power from on high.

John 14:16,17 And I will ask the Father: and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever: . . .

John 16:7,13-15 But I tell you the truth: it is expedient to you that I go. For if I go not, the Paraclete will not come to you: but if I go, I will send him to you. . . .

Acts 1:4 And eating together with them, he commanded them, that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but should wait for the promise of the Father, which you have heard (saith he) by my mouth.

Acts 2:4,33-38 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost: and they began to speak with divers tongues, according as the Holy Ghost gave them to speak. . . .

Ephesians 4:8 Wherefore he saith: Ascending on high, he led captivity captive: he gave gifts to men.

for men [heb.

1 Corinthians 15:45-47 The first man Adam was made into a living soul; the last Adam into a quickening spirit. . . .

Colossians 1:18,19 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy: . . .

Colossians 2:3,9 In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. . . .

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory and the figure of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, making purgation of sins, sitteth on the right hand of the majesty on high:

rebellious

Proverbs 1:22,23 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words. . . .

Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unjust man his thoughts, and let him return to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him, and to our God: for he is bountiful to forgive.

Matthew 9:13 Go then and learn what this meaneth, I will have mercy and not sacrifice. For I am not come to call the just, but sinners.

Luke 24:47 And that penance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, unto all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 2:23,36,38-41 This same being delivered up, by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, you by the hands of wicked men have crucified and slain. . . .

Acts 9:17 And Ananias went his way and entered into the house. And laying his hands upon him, he said: Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus hath sent me, he that appeared to thee in the way as thou camest, that thou mayest receive thy sight and be filled with the Holy Ghost.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Do not err: Neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers: . . .

1 Timothy 1:13-15 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. . . .

Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. . . .

that

Psalm 78:60 And he put away the tabernacle of Silo, his tabernacle where he dwelt among men.

Psalm 132:13,14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling. . . .

2 Chronicles 6:18 Is it credible then that God should dwell with men on the earth? If heaven and the heavens of heavens do not contain thee, how much less this house, which I have built?

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Ezekiel 48:35 Its circumference was eighteen thousand: and the name of the city from that day, The Lord is there.

John 14:17,23 The spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, nor knoweth him. But you shall know him; because he shall abide with you and shall be in you. . . .

2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God: as God saith: I will dwell in them and walk among them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people.

Revelation 1:20 The mystery of the seven stars, which thou sawest in my right hand and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches. And the seven candlesticks are the seven churches.

Revelation 2:1 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write: These things saith he who holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks:

Revelation 21:3 And I heard a great voice from the throne, saying: Behold the tabernacle of God with men: and he will dwell with them. And they shall be his people: and God himself with them shall be their God.

Context
God's Enemies Are Scattered
17The chariot of God is attended by ten thousands; thousands of them that rejoice: the Lord is among them in Sina, in the holy place. 18Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received gifts in men. Yea for those also that do not believe, the dwelling of the Lord God.19Blessed be the Lord day by day: the God of our salvation will make our journey prosperous to us.…
Cross References
Ephesians 4:8
Wherefore he saith: Ascending on high, he led captivity captive: he gave gifts to men.

Judges 5:12
Arise, arise, O Debbora, arise, arise, and utter a canticle. Arise, Barac, and take hold of thy captives, O son of Abinoem.

Psalm 7:7
And a congregation of people shall surround thee. And for their sakes return thou on high.

Psalm 47:5
God is ascended with jubilee, and the Lord with the sound of trumpet.

Proverbs 30:4
Who hath ascended up into heaven, and descended? who hath held the wind in his hands? who hath bound up the waters together as in a garment? who hath raised up all the borders of the earth? what is his name, and what is the name of his son, if thou knowest?

Additional Translations
You have ascended on high; You have led captives away. You have received gifts from men, even from the rebellious, that the LORD God may dwell there.You have ascended on high, you have led captivity captive: you have received gifts for men; yes, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led away captives; Thou hast received gifts among men, Yea, among the rebellious also, that Jehovah God might dwell with them .

Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, thou hast received gifts for man, yea, for they were rebellious, that thou mightest dwell among them.

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts in Man, and even [for] the rebellious, for the dwelling [there] of Jah Elohim.

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led thy captivity captive; thou hast received gifts among men, yea, among the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell with them.

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yes, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.

You have ascended on high. You have led away captives. You have received gifts among men, yes, among the rebellious also, that Yah God might dwell there.

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.
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