Psalm 118
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1Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.1Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
2Oh let Israel say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."2Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”
3Oh let the house of Aaron say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."3Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”
4Oh let those who fear the LORD say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."4Let those who fear the LORD say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”
5From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.5Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free.
6The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?6The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
7The LORD is for me among those who help me; Therefore I will look with satisfaction on those who hate me.7The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.
8It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in man.8It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
9It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in princes.9It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.
10All nations surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.10All nations surrounded me; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!
11They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.11They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!
12They surrounded me like bees; They were extinguished as a fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.12They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!
13You pushed me violently so that I was falling, But the LORD helped me.13I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the LORD helped me.
14The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.14The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
15The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.15Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: “The right hand of the LORD does valiantly,
16The right hand of the LORD is exalted; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.16the right hand of the LORD exalts, the right hand of the LORD does valiantly!”
17I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD.17I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the LORD.
18The LORD has disciplined me severely, But He has not given me over to death.18The LORD has disciplined me severely, but he has not given me over to death.
19Open to me the gates of righteousness; I shall enter through them, I shall give thanks to the LORD.19Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.
20This is the gate of the LORD; The righteous will enter through it.20This is the gate of the LORD; the righteous shall enter through it.
21I shall give thanks to You, for You have answered me, And You have become my salvation.21I thank you that you have answered me and have become my salvation.
22The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.22The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
23This is the LORD'S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes.23This is the LORD’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.
24This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.24This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
25O LORD, do save, we beseech You; O LORD, we beseech You, do send prosperity!25Save us, we pray, O LORD! O LORD, we pray, give us success!
26Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the LORD; We have blessed you from the house of the LORD.26Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We bless you from the house of the LORD.
27The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.27The LORD is God, and he has made his light to shine upon us. Bind the festal sacrifice with cords, up to the horns of the altar!
28You are my God, and I give thanks to You; You are my God, I extol You.28You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you.
29Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.29Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
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