The Lord Is On Our Side

1 A Song of Ascents, of David.(A)Had it not been the Lord who was on our side,”(B)Let Israel now say,

1 {A Song of degrees of David.} If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;

1 A Davidic song of ascents.If the Lord had not been on our side—let Israel say—

1 If the LORD had not been on our side let Israel now say

1 If it had not been the Lord Who was on our side -- "now may Israel say -- "

2 “Had it not been the Lord who was on our sideWhen men rose up against us,

2 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:

2 If the Lord had not been on our side(A)when men attacked us,(B)

2 if the LORD had not been on our side, when men came against us,

2 If it had not been the Lord Who was on our side when men rose up against us,

3 Then they would have (C)swallowed us alive,When their (D)anger was kindled against us;

3 Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us:

3 then they would have swallowed us alivein their burning anger against us.(C)

3 then they would have devoured us alive, when their anger burned against us.

3 Then they would have quickly swallowed us up alive when their wrath was kindled against us;

4 Then the (E)waters would have engulfed us,The stream would have (a)swept over our soul;

4 Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul:

4 Then the waters would have engulfed us;the torrent would have swept over us;

4 Then the flood waters would have overwhelmed us, the torrent would have flooded over us;

4 Then the waters would have overwhelmed us and swept us away, the torrent would have gone over us;

5 Then the (F)raging waters would have (b)swept over our soul.”

5 Then the proud waters had gone over our soul.

5 the raging waters would have swept over us.(D)

5 the swollen waters would have swept us away.

5 Then the proud waters would have gone over us.

6 Blessed be the Lord,Who has not given us (c)to be (G)torn by their teeth.

6 Blessed be the LORD, who hath not given us as a prey to their teeth.

6 Praise the Lord,who has not let us be ripped apart by their teeth.(E)

6 Blessed be the LORD, who did not give us as prey to their teeth.

6 Blessed be the Lord, Who has not given us as prey to their teeth!

7 Our soul has (H)escaped (I)as a bird out of the (J)snare of the trapper;The snare is broken and we have escaped.

7 Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

7 We have escaped like a bird from the hunter’s net;the net is torn, and we have escaped.(F)

7 We have escaped like a bird from the hunter's trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.

7 We are like a bird escaped from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped!

8 Our (K)help is in the name of the Lord,Who (L)made heaven and earth.

8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

8 Our help is in the name of Yahweh,the Maker of heaven and earth.(G)

8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth. A Song of Ascents

8 Our help is in the name of the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.

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