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Psalm 124 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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The LORD the Defense of His People
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:1 - A Song of Ascents. Of David.

If it had not been the LORD who was on our side,”
Let Israel now say—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:2 - “If it had not been the LORD who was on our side,
When men rose up against us,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:3 - Then they would have swallowed us alive,
When their wrath was kindled against us;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:4 - Then the waters would have overwhelmed us,
The stream would have gone over our soul;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:5 - Then the swollen waters
Would have gone over our soul.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:6 - Blessed be the LORD,
Who has not given us as prey to their teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our soul has escaped as a bird from the snare of the fowlers;[fn]
The snare is broken, and we have escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:8 - Our help is in the name of the LORD,
Who made heaven and earth.
NKJV Footnotes
That is, persons who catch birds in a trap or snare

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