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Psalm 124 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Yahweh Was on Our Side

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A Song of Ascents. Of David.

“Had it not been Yahweh who was on our side,”

Let Israel now say,

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“Had it not been Yahweh who was on our side

When men rose up against us,

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Then they would have swallowed us alive,

When their anger was kindled against us;

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Then the waters would have flowed over us,

The stream would have [fn]swept over our soul;

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Then the raging waters would have [fn]swept over our soul.”

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Blessed be Yahweh,

Who has not given us to be prey for their teeth.

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Our soul has escaped as a bird out of the snare of the trapper;

The snare is broken and we have escaped.

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Our help is in the name of Yahweh,

Who made heaven and earth.

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