2 May God rise up, and may his enemies be scattered, and may those who hate him flee from before his face.
3 Just as smoke vanishes, so may they vanish. Just as wax flows away before the face of fire, so may sinners pass away before the face of God.
4 And so, let the just feast, and let them exult in the sight of God and be delighted in gladness.
5 Sing to God, sing a psalm to his name. Make a path for him, who ascends over the west. The Lord is his name. Exult in his sight; they will be stirred up before his face,
6 the father of orphans and the judge of widows. God is in his holy place.
7 It is God who makes men dwell in a house under one custom. He leads out those who are strongly bound, and similarly, those who exasperate, who dwell in sepulchers.
8 O God, when you departed in the sight of your people, when you passed through the desert,
9 the earth was moved, for the heavens rained down before the face of the God of Sinai, before the face of the God of Israel.
10 You will set aside for your inheritance, O God, a willing rain. And though it was weak, truly, you have made it perfect.
11 Your animals will dwell in it. O God, in your sweetness, you have provided for the poor.
12 The Lord will give the word to evangelizers, along with great virtue.
13 The King of virtue is beloved among the beloved. And the beauty of the house will divide spoils.
14 If you take your rest in the midst of the clergy, you will be like a dove whose wings are covered with fine silver and edged with pale gold.
15 When heaven discerns kings to be over her, they will be whitened with the snows of Zalmon.
16 The mountain of God is a fat mountain, a dense mountain, a thick mountain.
17 So then, why are you distrustful of dense mountains? The mountain on which God is well pleased to dwell, even there, the Lord will dwell until the end.
18 The chariot of God is ten thousand fold: thousands rejoice. The Lord is with them in Sinai, in the holy place.
19 You have ascended on high; you have taken captivity captive. You have accepted gifts among men. For even those who do not believe dwell with the Lord God.
20 Blessed is the Lord, day after day. The God of our salvation will make our journey prosper for us.
21 Our God is the God who will bring about our salvation, and our Lord is the Lord who has brought an end to death.
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