Psalm 118:1-18 NIV

1 Give thanks to the LORD,1 for he is good;2 his love endures forever.3

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2 Let Israel say:4 "His love endures forever."5

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3 Let the house of Aaron say:6 "His love endures forever."

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4 Let those who fear the LORD 7 say: "His love endures forever."

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5 In my anguish8 I cried to the LORD, and he answered9 by setting me free.

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6 The LORD is with me;10 I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?11

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7 The LORD is with me; he is my helper.12 I will look in triumph on my enemies.13

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8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD 14 than to trust in man.15

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9 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.16

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10 All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.17

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11 They surrounded me18 on every side,19 but in the name of the LORD I cut them off.

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12 They swarmed around me like bees,20 but they died out as quickly as burning thorns;21 in the name of the LORD I cut them off.22

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13 I was pushed back and about to fall, but the LORD helped me.23

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      14 The LORD is my strength24 and my song; he has become my salvation.25

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      15 Shouts of joy26 and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand27 has done mighty things!28

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      16 The LORD's right hand is lifted high; the LORD's right hand has done mighty things!"
      17 I will not die29 but live, and will proclaim30 what the LORD has done.

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      18 The LORD has chastened31 me severely, but he has not given me over to death.32

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