Psalms Chapter 123 – Catholic Bible

The Book of Psalms

Chapter 123

1 – If it had not been that the Lord was with us, let Israel now say:

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2 – If it had not been that the Lord was with us, When men rose up against us

3 – perhaps they had swallowed us up alive. When their fury was enkindled against us,

4 – perhaps the waters had swallowed us up.

5 – Our soul hath passed through a torrent: perhaps our soul had passed through a water insupportable.

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

7 – Our soul hath been delivered as a sparrow out of the snare of the followers. The snare is broken, and we are delivered.

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

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