A Song of degrees of David.
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If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;
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If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:
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Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:
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Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul:
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Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.
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Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth.
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Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
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Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.