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Psalms 119:92

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119:92 If I had not found encouragement in your law, 1 

I would have died in my sorrow. 2 

Psalms 124:2-5

Context

124:2 if the Lord had not been on our side,

when men attacked us, 3 

124:3 they would have swallowed us alive,

when their anger raged against us.

124:4 The water would have overpowered us;

the current 4  would have overwhelmed 5  us. 6 

124:5 The raging water

would have overwhelmed us. 7 

1 tn Heb “if your law had not been my delight.”

2 tn Or “my suffering.”

3 tn Heb “rose up against us.”

4 tn Or “stream.”

5 tn Heb “would have passed over.”

6 tn Heb “our being.” The Hebrew term נֶפֶשׁ (nefesh) with a pronominal suffix is often equivalent to a pronoun, especially in poetry (see BDB 660 s.v. נֶפֶשׁ 4.a).

7 tn Heb “then they would have passed over our being, the raging waters.”



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