Psalm 124:5

5 the raging waters would have swept us away.

Read Psalm 124:5 Using Other Translations

Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.
then over us would have gone the raging waters.
Yes, the raging waters of their fury would have overwhelmed our very lives.

What does Psalm 124:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 124:5

Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.
] The wicked, who, through their pride, persecute the poor saints: these proud tyrants and persecutors would prevail over them, to their ruin and destruction; who, for their number, force, and strength, and especially for their pride and haughtiness, are like to the strong, boisterous, and swelling waves of the sea, were they not stopped and bounded by him who has said, Thus far shall ye go, and no farther, ( Job 38:11 ) .

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