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Psalms 123

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 124

1

A Song of the going up. Of David.
If it had not been the Lord who was on our side (let Israel now say);

2

If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men came up against us;

3

They would have made a meal of us while still living, in the heat of their wrath against us:

4

We would have been covered by the waters; the streams would have gone over our soul;

5

Yes, the waters of pride would have gone over our soul.

6

Praise be to the Lord, who has not let us be wounded by their teeth.

7

Our soul has gone free like a bird out of the net of those who would take her: the net is broken, and we are free.

8

Our help is in the name of the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.

Psalms 125

 

 

 

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