Psalm 124 Bible in Basic English

Praise for Deliverance from Enemies

124 1  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.

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