Psalm 118 ESV

His Steadfast Love Endures Forever

1 1Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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      2 2Let Israel say, "His steadfast love endures forever."

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      3 3Let the house of Aaron say, "His steadfast love endures forever."

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        • 3394 118:3 - [See ver. 2 above]
          4 4Let those who fear the LORD say, "His steadfast love endures forever."

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            • 3395 118:4 - [See ver. 2 above]
              5 5Out of my distress I 6called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me 7free.

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                  6 8The LORD is on my side; 9I will not fear. What can man do to me?

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                  7 10The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall 11look in triumph on those who hate me.

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                  8 12It is better to take refuge in the LORD 13than to trust in man.

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                  9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD 14than to trust in princes.

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                    • 3405 118:9 - [See ver. 8 above]
                      10 15All nations surrounded me; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!

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                      11 They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!
                      12 16They surrounded me like bees; they went out like 17a fire among thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!

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                      13 I was 18pushed hard,a so that I was falling, but the LORD helped me.

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                        • ķ 118:13 - Hebrew You (that is, the enemy) pushed me hard
                          14 The LORD is my strength and my song; 19he has become my salvation.

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                          15 Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: 20"The right hand of the LORD 21does valiantly,

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                          16 the right hand of the LORD exalts, the right hand of the LORD 22does valiantly!"

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                            • 3413 118:16 - [See ver. 15 above]
                              17 23I shall not die, but I shall live, and 24recount the deeds of the LORD.

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                              18 The LORD has 25disciplined me severely, but he has not given me over to death.

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                              19 26Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.

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                              20 This is the gate of the LORD; 27the righteous shall enter through it.

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                              21 I thank you that 28you have answered me 29and have become my salvation.

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                                  22 30The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.b

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                                    • ĸ 118:22 - Hebrew the head of the corner
                                      23 This is the LORD's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.
                                      24 This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
                                      25 Save us, we pray, O LORD! O LORD, we pray, give us success!
                                      26 31Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We 32bless you from the house of the LORD.

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                                      27 The LORD is God, and he has made 33his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice with cords, up to 34the horns of the altar!

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                                      28 You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will 35extol you.

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                                      29 36Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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