R.) Our help is in the name of the Lord.
“If the Lord had not been on our side,” this is Israel’s song. “If the Lord had not been on our side when men rose 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.” Blessed be the Lord who did not give us a prey to their teeth! (R.)
Our life, like a bird, has escaped from the snare of the fowler. 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.)