124 If the Lord had not been on our side— let Israel now say— 2 if the Lord had not been on our side, when men came against us, 3 then they would have devoured us alive, when their anger burned against us. 4 Then the flood waters would have overwhelmed us, the torrent would have flooded over us; 5 the swollen waters would have swept us away.
6 Blessed be the Lord, who did not give us as prey to their teeth. 7 We have escaped like a bird from the hunter’s trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.
8 Our help is in the name of the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.
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