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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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