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Psalm 118 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his steadfast love endures for ever! 1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let Israel say, "His steadfast love endures for ever." 2 Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."
3 Let the house of Aaron say, "His steadfast love endures for ever." 3 Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."
4 Let those who fear the LORD say, "His steadfast love endures for ever." 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 With the LORD on my side I do 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 to help me; 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 put confidence 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 put confidence 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 blazed like a fire of 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 Hark, glad songs of victory 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 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 chastened me sorely, 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 thee that thou hast answered me and hast 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 head of the corner. 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 which 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 beseech thee, O LORD! O LORD, we beseech thee, give us success! 25 O LORD, save us; O LORD, grant us success.
26 Blessed be he who enters 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 given us light. Bind the festal procession with branches, 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 Thou art my God, and I will give thanks to thee; thou art my God, I will extol thee. 28 You are my God, and I will give you thanks; you are my God, and I will exalt you.
29 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever! 29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.