1If it had not been the LORD who was on our side-- 2let Israel now say--
References for Psalms 124:1
if it had not been the LORD who was on our side when people rose up against us,
then they would have 3swallowed us up alive, when their anger was kindled against us;
References for Psalms 124:3
then 4the flood would have 5swept us away, the torrent would have gone 6over us;
References for Psalms 124:4
then over us would have gone the raging waters.
Blessed be the LORD, who has not given us as prey to their teeth!
We have escaped like a bird from 7the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped!
References for Psalms 124:7
8Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
References for Psalms 124:8