Psalm 118 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let Israel now say, "His mercy endures forever." 2 Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."
3 Let the house of Aaron now say, "His mercy endures forever." 3 Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."
4 Let those who fear the Lord now say, "His mercy endures forever." 4 Let those who fear the LORD say: "His love endures forever."
5 I called on the Lord in distress; The Lord answered me and set me in a broad place. 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 for me among those who help me; Therefore I shall see my desire 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 trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in man. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
9 It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in princes. 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.
10 All nations surrounded me, But in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 10 All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
11 They surrounded me, Yes, they surrounded me; But in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 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 were quenched like a fire of thorns; For in the name of the Lord I will destroy them. 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 You pushed me violently, that I might fall, 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 song, And He has become my salvation. 14 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation Is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the Lord does 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 is exalted; The right hand of the Lord does 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 live, And declare the works of the Lord. 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
18 The Lord has chastened 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; I will go through them, And I will praise 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, Through which the righteous shall enter. 20 This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.
21 I will praise You, For 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 which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone. 22 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone;
23 This was 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 the Lord has made; We will 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 now, I pray, O Lord; O Lord, I pray, send now prosperity. 25 O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success.
26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! We have blessed 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 God is the Lord, And He has given us light; Bind the sacrifice with cords 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 praise You; You are my God, I will exalt 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 mercy endures forever. 29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.