124 A Song of mAscents. Of David.
1 xIf it had not been the Lord who was on our side—
ylet Israel now say—
when people rose up against us,
3 then they would have zswallowed us up alive,
when their anger was kindled against us;
the torrent would have gone cover us;
the raging waters.
who has not given us
as prey to their teeth!
from dthe snare of the fowlers;
the snare is broken,
and we have escaped!
8 eOur help is in the name of the Lord,
who made heaven and earth.