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give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because
his mercy endureth for ever.
118:2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth
118:3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy
endureth for ever.
118:4 Let them now that fear the LORD say, that his
mercy endureth for ever.
118:5 I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD
answered me, and set me in a large place.
118:6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear: what
can man do unto me?
118:7 The LORD taketh my part with them that help
me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that
118:8 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put
confidence in man.
118:9 It is better to trust in the LORD than to put
confidence in princes.
118:10 All nations compassed me about: but in the
name of the LORD will I destroy them.
118:11 They compassed me about; yea, they compassed
me about: but in the name of the LORD I will destroy
118:12 They compassed me about like bees: they are
quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of
the LORD I will destroy them.
118:13 Thou hast thrust sore at me that I might
fall: but the LORD helped me.
118:14 The LORD is my strength and song, and is
become my salvation.
118:15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in
the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of
the LORD doeth valiantly.
118:16 The right hand of the LORD is exalted: the
right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.
118:17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the
works of the LORD.
118:18 The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath
not given me over unto death.
118:19 Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will
go into them, and I will praise the LORD:
118:20 This gate of the LORD, into which the
righteous shall enter.
118:21 I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me,
and art become my salvation.
118:22 The stone which the builders refused is
become the head stone of the corner.
118:23 This is the LORD's doing; it is marvellous in
118:24 This is the day which the LORD hath made; we
will rejoice and be glad in it.
118:25 Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I
beseech thee, send now prosperity.
118:26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the
LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the
118:27 God is the LORD, which hath shewed us light:
bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns
of the altar.
118:28 Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou
art my God, I will exalt thee.
118:29 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good:
for his mercy endureth for ever.
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Summary of Psalm 118
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Summary of this Psalm
Of the excellence of
virtue consisting in the love and observance of the commandments of
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Of the excellence of virtue consisting in
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