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Psalm 124 ESV

Our Help Is in the Name of the Lord

A Song of Ascents. Of David.

1 1If it had not been the LORD who was on our side-- 2let Israel now say--

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2 if it had not been the LORD who was on our side when people rose up against us,
3 then they would have 3swallowed us up alive, when their anger was kindled against us;

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4 then 4the flood would have 5swept us away, the torrent would have gone 6over us;

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5 then over us would have gone the raging waters.
6 Blessed be the LORD, who has not given us as prey to their teeth!
7 We have escaped like a bird from 7the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped!

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8 8Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

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