Psalm 118 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let Israel say, "His steadfast love endures forever." 2 Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."
3 Let the house of Aaron say, "His steadfast love endures forever." 3 Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."
4 Let those who fear the LORD say, "His steadfast love endures forever." 4 Let those who fear the LORD say: "His love endures forever."
5 Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free. 5 In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.
6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? 6 The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
7 The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me. 7 The LORD is with me; he is my helper. I will look in triumph on my enemies.
8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes. 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.
10 All nations surrounded me; in the name of the LORD I cut them off! 10 All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
11 They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the LORD I cut them off! 11 They surrounded me on every side, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
12 They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them off! 12 They swarmed around me like bees, but they died out as quickly as burning thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
13 I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the LORD helped me. 13 I was pushed back and about to fall, but the LORD helped me.
14 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. 14 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
15 Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: "The right hand of the LORDdoes valiantly, 15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand has done mighty things!
16 the right hand of the LORD exalts, the right hand of the LORDdoes valiantly!" 16 The LORD's right hand is lifted high; the LORD's right hand has done mighty things!"
17 I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the LORD. 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
18 The LORD has disciplined me severely, but he has not given me over to death. 18 The LORD has chastened me severely, but he has not given me over to death.
19 Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD. 19 Open for me the gates of righteousness; I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.
20 This is the gate of the LORD; the righteous shall enter through it. 20 This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.
21 I thank you that you have answered me and have become my salvation. 21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation.
22 The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. 22 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone;
23 This is the LORD's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. 23 the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes.
24 This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. 24 This is the day 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! 25 O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success.
26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We bless you from the house of the LORD. 26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD. From the house of the LORD we bless you.
27 The LORD is God, and he has made his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar! 27 The LORD is God, and he has made his light shine upon us. With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession up to the horns of the altar.
28 You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you. 28 You are my God, and I will give you thanks; you are my God, and I will exalt you.
29 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! 29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.