Psalm 124 NIV

A song of ascents. Of David.

1 If the LORD had not been on our side-- let Israel say1--

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2 if the LORD had not been on our side when men attacked us,
3 when their anger flared against us, they would have swallowed us alive;
4 the flood2 would have engulfed us, the torrent3 would have swept over us,

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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 out of the fowler's snare;4 the snare has been broken,5 and we have escaped.

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8 Our help is in the name6 of the LORD, the Maker of heaven7 and earth.

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