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Psalm 124 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 <> If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, Let Yisra'el now say, 1 If the LORD had not been on our side-- let Israel say--
2 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, When men rose up against us; 2 if the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us,
3 Then they would have swallowed us up alive, When their wrath was kindled against us; 3 when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive;
4 Then the waters would have overwhelmed us, The stream would have gone over our soul; 4 the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us,
5 Then the proud waters would have gone over our soul. 5 the raging waters would have swept us away.
6 Blessed be the LORD, Who has not given us as a prey to their teeth. 6 Praise be to the LORD, who has not let us be torn by their teeth.
7 Our soul has escaped like a bird out of the fowler's snare. The snare is broken, and we have escaped. 7 We have escaped like a bird out of the fowler's snare; the snare has been broken, and we have escaped.
8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, Who made heaven and eretz. 8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.