Psalms 118

1Give thanks to the  Lord, for he is good,
for his loving kindness endures forever.
2Let Israel now say
that his loving kindness endures forever.
3Let the house of Aaron now say
that his loving kindness endures forever.
4Now let those who fear the  Lord say
that his loving kindness endures forever.
5Out of my distress, I called on Yah.
Yah answered me with freedom.
6The  Lord is on my side. I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?
Hebrews 13:6

7The  Lord is on my side among those who help me.
Therefore I will look in triumph at those who hate me.
8It is better to take refuge in the  Lord,
than to put confidence in man.
9It is better to take refuge in the  Lord,
than to put confidence in princes.
10All the nations surrounded me,
but in the name of the  Lord, I cut them off.
11They surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me.
In the name of the  Lord I indeed cut them off.
12They surrounded me like bees.
They are quenched like the burning thorns.
In the name of the  Lord I cut them off.
13You pushed me back hard, to make me fall,
but the  Lord helped me.
14Yah is my strength and song.
He has become my salvation.
15The voice of rejoicing and salvation is 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!"
17I will not die, but live,
and declare the works of Yah.
18Yah has punished me severely,
but he has not given me over to death.
19Open to me the gates of righteousness.
I will enter into them.
I will give thanks to Yah.
20This is the gate of the  Lord;
the righteous will enter into it.
21I will give thanks to you, for you have answered me,
and have become my salvation.
22The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
Luke 20:17; Acts 4:11; 1Peter 2:7. Possible Hebrew word-play between "the stone" (h'bn) and "the son" (hbn)

23This is the  Lord's doing.
It is marvelous in our eyes.
24This is the day that the  Lord has made.
We will rejoice and be glad in it!
25Save us now, we beg you,  Lord!
 Lord, we beg you, send prosperity now.
26Blessed is he who comes in the name of the  Lord!
Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:9; Luke 13:35; 19:38; John 12:13

We have blessed you out of the house of the  Lord.
27The  Lord is God, and he has given us light.
Bind the sacrifice with cords, even to the horns of the altar.
28You are my God, and I will give thanks to you.
You are my God, I will exalt you.
29Oh give thanks to the  Lord, for he is good,
for his loving kindness endures forever.
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