Psalm 118
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Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good

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1Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.1Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!1Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.1O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.1Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.
2Let Israel say: "His love endures forever."2Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”2Oh let Israel say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."2Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.2Let Israel say," His faithful love endures forever."
3Let the house of Aaron say: "His love endures forever."3Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”3Oh let the house of Aaron say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."3Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.3Let the house of Aaron say," His faithful love endures forever."
4Let those who fear the LORD say: "His love endures forever."4Let those who fear the LORD say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”4Oh let those who fear the LORD say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."4Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his mercy endureth for ever.4Let those who fear the LORD say," His faithful love endures forever."
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5When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.5Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free.5From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.5I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.5I called to the LORD in distress; the LORD answered me and put me in a spacious place.
6The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?6The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?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 unto me?6The LORD is for me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
7The LORD is with me; he is my helper. I look in triumph on my enemies.7The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.7The LORD is for me among those who help me; Therefore I will look with satisfaction on those who hate me.7The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.7The LORD is my helper, Therefore, I will look in triumph on those who hate me.
8It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in humans.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.8It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence 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.9It is better to take refuge in the LORD Than to trust in princes.9It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.9It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in nobles.
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10All the nations surrounded me, but in the name of the LORD I cut them down.10All nations surrounded me; in the name of the LORD I cut them off!10All nations surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely cut them off.10All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.10All the nations surrounded me; in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.
11They surrounded me on every side, but in the name of the LORD I cut them down.11They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; 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 compassed me about; yea, they compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.11They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me; in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.
12They swarmed around me like bees, but they were consumed as quickly as burning thorns; in the name of the LORD I cut them down.12They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; 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 compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.12They surrounded me like bees; they were extinguished like a fire among thorns; in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.
13I was pushed back and about to fall, but the LORD helped me.13I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the LORD helped me.13You pushed me violently so that I was falling, But the LORD helped me.13Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might fall: but the LORD helped me.13You pushed me hard to make me fall, but the LORD helped me.
14The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.14The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.14The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.14The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.14The LORD is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation.
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15Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand has done mighty things!15Glad songs of salvation are in the tents of the righteous: “The right hand of the LORD does valiantly,15The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.15The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.15There are shouts of joy and victory in the tents of the righteous:" The LORD's right hand performs valiantly!
16The LORD's right hand is lifted high; the LORD's right hand has done mighty things!"16the right hand of the LORD exalts, 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 is exalted: the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.16The LORD's right hand is raised. The LORD's right hand performs valiantly!"
17I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.17I shall not die, but I shall live, and recount the deeds of the LORD.17I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD.17I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.17I will not die, but I will live and proclaim what the LORD has done.
18The LORD has chastened 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.18The LORD has disciplined me severely, But He has not given me over to death.18The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.18The LORD disciplined me severely but did not give me over to death.
19Open for me the gates of the righteous; I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.19Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.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: I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD:19Open the gates of righteousness for me; I will enter through them and give thanks to the LORD.
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20This is the gate of the LORD through which the righteous may enter.20This is the gate of the LORD; the righteous shall enter through it.20This is the gate of the LORD; The righteous will enter through it.20This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.20This is the gate of the LORD; the righteous will enter through it.
21I will give you thanks, for you answered me; you have become my salvation.21I thank you that you have answered me and have become my salvation.21I shall give thanks to You, for You have answered me, And You have become my salvation.21I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.21I will give thanks to You because You have answered me and have become my salvation.
22The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone;22The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.22The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone.22The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.22The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
23the LORD has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes.23This is the LORD’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes.23This is the LORD'S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes.23This is the LORD'S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.23This came from the LORD; it is wonderful in our eyes.
24The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.24This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.24This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.24This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.24This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
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25LORD, save us! LORD, grant us success!25Save us, we pray, O LORD! O LORD, we pray, give us success!25O LORD, do save, we beseech You; O LORD, we beseech You, do send prosperity!25Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.25 LORD, save us! LORD, please grant us success!
26Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD. From the house of the LORD we bless you.26Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We bless you from the house of the LORD.26Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the LORD; We have blessed you from the house of the LORD.26Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.26He who comes in the name of the LORD is blessed. From the house of the LORD we bless you.
27The LORD is God, and he has made his light shine on us. With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession up 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!27The LORD is God, and He has given us light; Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.27God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar.27The LORD is God and has given us light. Bind the festival sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.
28You are my God, and I will praise you; you are my God, and I will exalt you.28You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God; I will extol you.28You are my God, and I give thanks to You; You are my God, I extol You.28Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.28You are my God, and I will give You thanks. You are my God; I will exalt You.
29Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.29Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!29Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.29O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.29Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.



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