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514. Now Israel may say, and that in truth

1 Now Israel may say, and that in truth,
If that the Lord had not our right maintained,
If that the Lord had not with us remained,
When cruel men against us rose to strive,
We surely had been swallowed up alive.

2 Yea when their wrath against us fiercely rose,
The swelling tide had o'er us spread its wave,
The raging stream had then become our grave,
The surging flood, in proudly swelling roll,
Most surely then had overwhelmed our soul.

3 Blest be the Lord who made us not their prey:
As from the snare a bird escapeth free,
Their net us rent and so escaped are we:
Our only help is in Jehovah's Name,
Who made the earth and all the heav'nly frame.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Now Israel may say, and that in truth
Publication Date: 1961
Meter: 10. 10. 10. 10. 10.
Scripture: Psalm 124
Topic: Adversaries; Christian Life: Deliverance; The Church: Covenant People
Source: The Psalter,, 1912
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: OLD 124TH
Arranger: Louis Bourgeois (1551)
Meter: 10. 10. 10. 10. 10.
Key: F Major



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