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Psalm 118 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give thanks to Yahweh for [he is] good, for his loyal love [is] forever. 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let Israel say, "His loyal love [is] forever." 2 Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."
3 Let the house of Aaron say, "His loyal love [is] forever." 3 Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."
4 Let [those who] fear Yahweh say, "His loyal love [is] forever." 4 Let those who fear the LORD say: "His love endures forever."
5 Out of [my] distress I called to Yah. Yah answered me, [setting me] in a broad place. 5 In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free.
6 Yahweh [is] for me; I do not fear. What can [mere] humans do to me? 6 The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
7 Yahweh [is] for me as my helper, and [so] I will 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 Yahweh than to trust in humans. 8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
9 [It is] better to take refuge in Yahweh than to trust 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 Yahweh I opposed them indeed. 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. In the name of Yahweh I opposed them indeed. 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 extinguished like a fire of thorns. In the name of Yahweh I opposed them indeed. 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 hard to [make me] fall, but Yahweh helped me. 13 I was pushed back and about to fall, but the LORD helped me.
14 Yah [is] my strength and [my] song, and he has become my salvation. 14 The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
15 [The] sound of rejoicing and salvation [is] in [the] tents of [the] righteous; the right hand of Yahweh [has] done 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 Yahweh [has] exalted; the right hand of Yahweh [has] done valiantly. 16 The LORD's right hand is lifted high; the LORD's right hand has done mighty things!"
17 I will not die but live, and tell of the works of Yah. 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
18 Yah has disciplined me severely, but he did not consign me 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 Yah. 19 Open for me the gates of righteousness; I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.
20 This [is] the gate of Yahweh, through [which the] righteous will enter. 20 This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.
21 I will give thanks [to] you for you have answered me, and you have become my salvation. 21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation.
22 [The] stone the builders rejected has become [the] chief cornerstone. 22 The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone;
23 This is from Yahweh; it is wonderful in our eyes. 23 the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes.
24 This [is] the day Yahweh has worked; let us rejoice and be glad in him. 24 This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
25 O Yahweh, please save; O Yahweh, please grant success. 25 O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success.
26 Blessed [is] he who comes in the name of Yahweh. We bless you from the house of Yahweh. 26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD. From the house of the LORD we bless you.
27 Yahweh is God, and he has given us light. Bind [the] festal 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 give thanks to 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 Give thanks to Yahweh for [he is] good, for his loyal love [is] forever. 29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.