God [a]maketh the solitary to dwell in families, and delivereth them that were prisoners in stocks: but the rebellious shall dwell in a [b]dry land.

[c]O God, when thou wentest forth before thy people: when thou wentest through the wilderness, (Selah.)

The earth shook, and the heavens dropped at the presence of this God: even Sinai was moved at the presence of God, even the God of Israel.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 68:6 He giveth children to them that be childless, and increaseth their families.
  2. Psalm 68:6 Which is barren of God’s blessings, which before they had abused.
  3. Psalm 68:7 He teacheth that God’s favor peculiarly belongeth to his Church, as appeareth by their wonderful deliverance out of Egypt.

God sets the lonely(A) in families,[a](B)
    he leads out the prisoners(C) with singing;
    but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.(D)

When you, God, went out(E) before your people,
    when you marched through the wilderness,[b](F)
the earth shook,(G) the heavens poured down rain,(H)
    before God, the One of Sinai,(I)
    before God, the God of Israel.(J)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 68:6 Or the desolate in a homeland
  2. Psalm 68:7 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 19 and 32.

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