Psalm 124

A pilgrimage song. Of David.

1 If the LORD hadn't been for us— let Israel now repeat!—

References for Psalms 124:1

      2 if the LORD hadn't been for us, when those people attacked us
      3 then they would have swallowed us up whole with their rage burning against us!
      4 Then the waters would have drowned us; the torrent would have come over our necks;

      References for Psalms 124:4

        • a 124:4 - Or <i>soul</i>; also in 124:5, 7
          5 then the raging waters would have come over our necks!
          6 Bless the LORD because he didn't hand us over like food for our enemies' teeth!
          7 We escaped like a bird from the hunters' trap; the trap was broken so we escaped!
          8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth.