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Psalm 124:1-8 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 If the LORD had not been on our side-- let Israel say-- 1 If the LORD had not been on our side-- let Israel say--
2 if the LORD had not been on our side when people attacked us, 2 if the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us,
3 they would have swallowed us alive when their anger flared against us; 3 when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive;
4 the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us, 4 the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us,
5 the raging waters would have swept us away. 5 the raging waters would have swept us away.
6 Praise be to the LORD, who has not let us be torn by their teeth. 6 Praise be to the LORD, who has not let us be torn by their teeth.
7 We have escaped like a bird from the fowler's snare; the snare has been 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, the Maker of heaven and earth. 8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.