Psalm 118 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let the congregation of Israel repeat: "His faithful love endures forever." 2 Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."
3 Let Aaron's descendants, the priests, repeat: "His faithful love endures forever." 3 Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."
4 Let all who fear the LORD repeat: "His faithful love endures forever." 4 Let those who fear the LORD say: "His love endures forever."
5 In my distress I prayed to the LORD, and the LORD answered me and rescued me. 5 In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.
6 The LORD is for me, so I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? 6 The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
7 Yes, the LORD is for me; he will help me. I will look in triumph at 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 the LORD than to put confidence in people. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
9 It is better to trust the LORD than to put confidence in princes. 9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.
10 Though hostile nations surrounded me, I destroyed them all in the name of the LORD. 10 All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
11 Yes, they surrounded and attacked me, but I destroyed them all in the name of the LORD. 11 They surrounded me on every side, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.
12 They swarmed around me like bees; they blazed against me like a roaring flame. But I destroyed them all in the name of the LORD. 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 did your best to kill me, O my enemy, 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 victory. 14 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
15 Songs of joy and victory are sung in the camp of the godly. The strong right arm of the LORD has done glorious things! 15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand has done mighty things!
16 The strong right arm of the LORD is raised in triumph. The strong right arm of the LORD has done glorious things! 16 The LORD's right hand is lifted high; the LORD's right hand has done mighty things!"
17 I will not die, but I will live to tell what the LORD has done. 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
18 The LORD has punished me severely, but he has not handed me over to death. 18 The LORD has chastened me severely, but he has not given me over to death.
19 Open for me the gates where the righteous enter, and I will go in and thank the LORD. 19 Open for me the gates of righteousness; I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.
20 Those gates lead to the presence of the LORD, and the godly enter there. 20 This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.
21 I thank you for answering my prayer and saving me! 21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation.
22 The stone rejected by the builders has now become the cornerstone. 22 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone;
23 This is the LORD's doing, and it is marvelous to see. 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 Please, LORD, please save us. Please, LORD, please give us success. 25 O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success.
26 Bless the one 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, shining upon us. Bring forward the sacrifice and put it on 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, and 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 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.