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Salmos 68

Al director musical. Salmo de David. Cántico.

1Que se levante Dios,
    que sean dispersados sus enemigos,
    que huyan de su presencia los que le odian.
Que desaparezcan del todo,
    como humo que se disipa con el viento;
que perezcan ante Dios los impíos,
    como cera que se derrite en el fuego.
Pero que los justos se alegren y se regocijen;
    que estén felices y alegres delante de Dios.

Canten a Dios, canten salmos a su nombre;
    aclamen a quien cabalga por las estepas,
y regocíjense en su presencia.
    ¡Su nombre es el Señor!
Padre de los huérfanos y defensor de las viudas
    es Dios en su morada santa.
Dios da un hogar a los desamparados
    y libertad a los cautivos;
    los rebeldes habitarán en el desierto.

Cuando saliste, oh Dios, al frente de tu pueblo,
    cuando a través de los páramos marchaste, Selah
la tierra se estremeció,
    los cielos se vaciaron,
delante de Dios, el Dios de Sinaí,
    delante de Dios, el Dios de Israel.
Tú, oh Dios, diste abundantes lluvias;
    reanimaste a tu extenuada herencia.
10 Tu familia se estableció en la tierra
    que en tu bondad, oh Dios, preparaste para el pobre.

11 El Señor ha emitido la palabra,
    y millares de mensajeras la proclaman:
12 «Van huyendo los reyes y sus tropas;
    en las casas, las mujeres se reparten el botín:
13 alas de paloma cubiertas de plata,
    con plumas de oro resplandeciente.
    Tú te quedaste a dormir entre los rebaños».
14 Cuando el Todopoderoso puso en fuga
    a los reyes de la tierra,
parecían copos de nieve
    cayendo sobre la cumbre del Zalmón.

15 Montañas de Basán, montañas imponentes;
    montañas de Basán, montañas escarpadas:
16 ¿Por qué, montañas escarpadas, miran con envidia
    al monte donde a Dios le place residir,
    donde el Señor habitará por siempre?
17 Los carros de guerra de Dios
    se cuentan por millares;
del Sinaí vino en ellos el Señor
    para entrar en su santuario.
18 Cuando tú, Dios y Señor,
    ascendiste a las alturas,
    te llevaste contigo a los cautivos;
tomaste tributo de los hombres,
    aun de los rebeldes,
    para establecer tu morada.

19 Bendito sea el Señor, nuestro Dios y Salvador,
    que día tras día sobrelleva nuestras cargas. Selah
20 Nuestro Dios es un Dios que salva;
    el Señor Soberano nos libra de la muerte.

21 Dios aplastará la cabeza de sus enemigos,
    la testa enmarañada de los que viven pecando.
22 El Señor nos dice: «De Basán los regresaré;
    de las profundidades del mar los haré volver,
23 para que se empapen los pies
    en la sangre de sus enemigos;
para que, al lamerla, los perros
    tengan también su parte».

24 En el santuario pueden verse
    las procesiones de mi Dios,
    las procesiones de mi Dios y Rey.
25 Los cantores van al frente,
    seguidos de los músicos de cuerda,
    entre doncellas que tocan panderetas.
26 Bendigan a Dios en la gran congregación;
    alaben al Señor, descendientes de Israel.
27 Los guía la joven tribu de Benjamín,
    seguida de los múltiples príncipes de Judá
    y de los príncipes de Zabulón y Neftalí.

28 Despliega tu poder, oh Dios;
    haz gala, oh Dios, de tu poder,
    que has manifestado en favor nuestro.
29 Por causa de tu templo en Jerusalén
    los reyes te ofrecerán presentes.
30 Reprende a esa bestia de los juncos,
    a esa manada de toros bravos
    entre naciones que parecen becerros.
Haz que, humillada, te lleve barras de plata;
    dispersa a las naciones belicosas.
31 Egipto enviará embajadores,
    y Cus se someterá a Dios.

32 Cántenle a Dios, oh reinos de la tierra,
    cántenle salmos al Señor, Selah
33 al que cabalga por los cielos,
    los cielos antiguos,
al que hace oír su voz,
    su voz de trueno.
34 Reconozcan el poder de Dios;
    su majestad está sobre Israel,
    su poder está en las alturas.
35 En tu santuario, oh Dios, eres imponente;
    ¡el Dios de Israel da poder y fuerza a su pueblo!

¡Bendito sea Dios!

Amplified Bible

Psalm 68

The God of Sinai and of the Sanctuary.

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. A Song.

1Let God arise, and His enemies be scattered;
Let those who hate Him flee before Him.

As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
As wax melts before the fire,
So let the wicked and guilty perish before [the presence of] God.

But let the righteous be glad; let them be in good spirits before God,
Yes, let them rejoice with delight.

Sing to God, sing praises to His name;
Lift up a song for Him who rides through the desert—
His name is the Lord—be in good spirits before Him.


A father of the fatherless and a judge and protector of the widows,
Is God in His holy habitation.

God makes a home for the lonely;
He leads the prisoners into prosperity,
Only the stubborn and rebellious dwell in a parched land.


O God, when You went out before Your people,
When You marched through the wilderness, Selah.

The earth trembled;
The heavens also poured down rain at the presence of God;
Sinai itself trembled at the presence of God, the God of Israel.

You, O God, sent abroad plentiful rain;
You confirmed Your inheritance when it was parched and weary.
10 
Your flock found a dwelling place in it;
O God, in Your goodness You provided for the poor.

11 
The Lord gives the command [to take Canaan];
The women who proclaim the good news are a great host (army);
12 
“The kings of the [enemies’] armies flee, they flee,
And the beautiful woman who remains at home divides the spoil [left behind].”
13 
When you lie down [to rest] among the [a]sheepfolds,
You [Israel] are like the wings of a dove [of victory] overlaid with silver,
Its feathers glistening with gold [trophies taken from the enemy].
14 
When the Almighty scattered [the Canaanite] kings in the land of Canaan,
It was snowing on [b]Zalmon.

15 
A mountain of God is the mountain of Bashan;
A [high] mountain of many summits is Mount Bashan [rising east of the Jordan].
16 
Why do you look with envy, mountains with many peaks,
At the mountain [of the city of Zion] which God has desired for His dwelling place?
Yes, the Lord will dwell there forever.
17 
The chariots of God are [c]myriads, thousands upon thousands;
The Lord is among them as He was at Sinai, in holiness.
18 
You have ascended on high, You have led away captive Your captives;
You have received gifts among men,
Even from the rebellious also, that the Lord God may dwell there.

19 
Blessed be the Lord, who bears our burden day by day,
The God who is our salvation! Selah.
20 
God is to us a God of acts of salvation;
And to [d]God the Lord belong escapes from death [setting us free].
21 
Surely God will shatter the head of His enemies,
The hairy scalp of one who goes on in his guilty ways.
22 
The Lord said, “I will bring your enemies back from Bashan;
I will bring them back from the depths of the [Red] Sea,
23 
That your foot may crush them in blood,
That the tongue of your dogs may have its share from your enemies.”

24 
They have seen Your [solemn] [e]procession, O God,
The procession of my God, my King, into the sanctuary [in holiness].
25 
The singers go in front, the players of instruments last;
Between them the maidens playing on tambourines.
26 
Bless God in the congregations, [give thanks, gratefully praise Him],
The Lord, you who are from [Jacob] the fountain of Israel.
27 
The youngest is there, Benjamin, ruling them,
The princes of Judah and their company [the southern tribes],
The princes of Zebulun and the princes of Naphtali [the northern tribes].

28 
Your God has commanded your strength [your power in His service and your resistance to temptation];
Show Yourself strong, O God, who acted on our behalf.
29 
Because of Your temple at Jerusalem
[Pagan] kings will bring gifts to You [out of respect].
30 
Rebuke the beasts [living] among the reeds [in Egypt],
The herd of bulls (the leaders) with the calves of the peoples;
Trampling underfoot the pieces of silver;
He has scattered the peoples who delight in war.
31 
Princes and envoys shall come from Egypt;
Ethiopia will quickly stretch out her hands [with the offerings of submission] to God.

32 
Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth,
Sing praises to the Lord! Selah.
33 
To Him who rides in the highest heavens, the ancient heavens,
Behold, He sends out His voice, a mighty and majestic voice.
34 
Ascribe strength to God;
His majesty is over Israel
And His strength is in the skies.
35 
O God, You are awesome and profoundly majestic from Your sanctuary;
The God of Israel gives strength and power to His people.
Blessed be God!

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 68:13 Or cooking stones or saddlebags.
  2. Psalm 68:14 I.e. a dark, wooded hill near Shechem.
  3. Psalm 68:17 Lit multiples of ten thousand.
  4. Psalm 68:20 Heb YHWH (Yahweh), usually rendered Lord.
  5. Psalm 68:24 A reference to the procession bringing the ark of the covenant to Mt. Zion.