When you, God, went out before your people,
when you marched through the wilderness,68:7 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 19 and 32.
the earth shook, the heavens poured down rain,
before God, the One of Sinai,
before God, the God of Israel.
You gave abundant showers, O God;
you refreshed your weary inheritance.
Your people settled in it,
and from your bounty, God, you provided for the poor.
The Lord announces the word,
and the women who proclaim it are a mighty throng:
“Kings and armies flee in haste;
the women at home divide the plunder.
Even while you sleep among the sheep pens,68:13 Or the campfires; or the saddlebags
the wings of my dove are sheathed with silver,
its feathers with shining gold.”
When the Almighty68:14 Hebrew Shaddai scattered the kings in the land,
it was like snow fallen on Mount Zalmon.