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.