Psalm 115 CSB

Glory to God Alone

1 Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to Your name give glory because of Your faithful love, because of Your truth.

References for Psalms 115:1

      2 Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?"
      3 Our God is in heaven and does whatever He pleases.
      4 Their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands.
      5 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see.
      6 They have ears, but cannot hear, noses, but cannot smell.
      7 They have hands, but cannot feel, feet, but cannot walk. They cannot make a sound with their throats.
      8 Those who make them area just like them, as are all who trust in them.b

      References for Psalms 115:8

        • a 115:8 - Or May those who make them become
        • b 115:8 - Ps 135:15-18
          9 Israel,c trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield.

          References for Psalms 115:9

            • c 115:9 - Other Hb mss, LXX, Syr read House of Israel
              10 House of Aaron, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield.
              11 You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord! He is their help and shield.
              12 The Lord remembers us and will bless [us]. He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron;
              13 He will bless those who fear the Lord- small and great alike.
              14 May the Lord add to [your numbers], both yours and your children's.
              15 May you be blessed by the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
              16 The heavens are the Lord's,d but the earth He has given to the human race.

              References for Psalms 115:16

                • d 115:16 - Lit Lord's heavens
                  17 It is not the dead who praise the Lord, nor any of those descending into the silence [of death].
                  18 But we will praise the Lord, both now and forever. Hallelujah!