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Psalms 124:2

    Psalms 124:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If it had not been Jehovah who was on our side, When men rose up against us;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men came up against us;

    Webster's Revision

    If it had not been Jehovah who was on our side, When men rose up against us;

    World English Bible

    if it had not been Yahweh who was on our side, when men rose up against us;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us:

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 124:2

    If it had not been the Lord who was on our side - Repeating the idea, since the mind was full of it, and carrying the thought forward. This is one of the instances of an ascent of thought in these psalms, from which it has been supposed that the title "Songs of Degrees" was given to this collection. See, however, Introduction to Psalm 120:1-7.

    When men rose up against us - When we were assailed by our enemies. On what occasion this occurred, it is now impossible to determine.