Here is what Israel should say. Suppose the LORD had not been on our side.
References for Psalms 124:1
Suppose the LORD had not been on our side when our enemies attacked us.
Suppose he had not been on our side when their anger blazed out against us. Then they would have swallowed us alive.
They would have been like a flood that drowned us. They would have swept over us like a rushing river.
They would have washed us away like a swollen stream.
Give praise to the Lord. He has not let our enemies chew us up.
We have escaped like a bird from a hunter's trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.
Our help comes from the Lord. He is the Maker of heaven and earth.