A song of ascents. Of David.

1 If the LORD had not been on our side— let Israel say—
References for Psalms 124:1
2 if the LORD had not been on our side when people attacked us,
3 they would have swallowed us alive when their anger flared against us;
4 the flood would have engulfed us, the torrent would have swept over us,
References for Psalms 124:4
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.
7 We have escaped like a bird from the fowler’s snare; the snare has been broken, and we have escaped.
References for Psalms 124:7
8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.