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Psalm 118 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Thanksgiving for Victory
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Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;

his faithful love endures forever.

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Let Israel say,

“His faithful love endures forever.”

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Let the house of Aaron say,

“His faithful love endures forever.”

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Let those who fear the LORD say,

“His faithful love endures forever.”

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I called to the LORD in distress;

the LORD answered me

and put me in a spacious place.[fn]

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The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid.

What can a mere mortal do to me?

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The LORD is my helper;

therefore, I will look in triumph on those who hate me.

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It is better to take refuge in the LORD

than to trust in humanity.

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It is better to take refuge in the LORD

than to trust in nobles.

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All the nations surrounded me;

in the name of the LORD I destroyed them.

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They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me;

in the name of the LORD I destroyed them.

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They surrounded me like bees;

they were extinguished like a fire among thorns;

in the name of the LORD I destroyed them.

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They[fn] pushed me hard to make me fall,

but the LORD helped me.

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The LORD is my strength and my song;

he has become my salvation.

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There are shouts of joy and victory

in the tents of the righteous:

“The LORD’s right hand performs valiantly!

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“The LORD’s right hand is raised.

The LORD’s right hand performs valiantly! ”

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I will not die, but I will live

and proclaim what the LORD has done.

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The LORD disciplined me severely

but did not give me over to death.

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Open the gates of righteousness for me;

I will enter through them

and give thanks to the LORD.

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This is the LORD’s gate;

the righteous will enter through it.

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I will give thanks to you

because you have answered me

and have become my salvation.

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The stone that the builders rejected

has become the cornerstone.

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This came from the LORD;

it is wondrous in our sight.

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This is the day the LORD has made;

let’s rejoice and be glad in it.

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LORD, save us!

LORD, please grant us success!

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He who comes in the name

of the LORD is blessed.

From the house of the LORD we bless you.

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The LORD is God and has given us light.

Bind the festival sacrifice with cords

to the horns of the altar.

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You are my God, and I will give you thanks.

You are my God; I will exalt you.

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Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;

his faithful love endures forever.

CSB Footnotes
Or answered me with freedom
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