18 When you ascended(A) on high,(B)
    you took many captives;(C)
    you received gifts from people,(D)
even from[a] the rebellious(E)
    that you,[b] Lord God, might dwell there.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 68:18 Or gifts for people, / even
  2. Psalm 68:18 Or they
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This is why it[a] says:

“When he ascended on high,
    he took many captives(A)
    and gave gifts to his people.”[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 4:8 Or God
  2. Ephesians 4:8 Psalm 68:18
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