R.) Our life, like a bird, has escaped from the snares of the fowler.
If the Lord had not been on our side when men rose up against us, then would they have swallowed us alive when their anger was kindled. (R.)
Then would the waters have engulfed us, the torrent gone over us; over our head would have swept the raging waters. (R.)
Indeed the snare has been broken and we have escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth. (R.)