Heathen Idols Contrasted with the LORD.

1 1Not to us, O LORD, not to us, But 2to Your name give glory Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.

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2 3Why should the nations say, "4Where, now, is their God?"

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3 But our 5God is in the heavens; He 6does whatever * He pleases.

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5 They have mouths, but they 9cannot speak; They have eyes, but they cannot see;

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6 They have ears, but they cannot hear; They have noses, but they cannot smell;
7 They have hands, but they cannot feel; They have feet, but they cannot walk; They cannot make a sound with their throat.

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    • b 115:7 - Lit "Their hands"
    • c 115:7 - Lit "Their feet"
      8 10Those who make them will become like them, Everyone who trusts in them.

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      9 O 11Israel, 12trust in the LORD; He is their 13help and their shield.

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      10 O house of 14Aaron, trust in the LORD; He is their help and their shield.

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      11 You who 15fear the LORD, trust in the LORD; He is their help and their shield.

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      12 The LORD 16has been mindful of us; He will bless us; He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron.

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      13 He will 17bless those who fear the LORD, 18The small together with the great.

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      14 May the LORD 19give you increase, You and your children.

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      16 The heavens are 21the heavens of the LORD, But 22the earth He has given to the sons of men.

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      17 The 23dead do not praise the LORD, Nor do any who go down into 24silence;

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      18 But as for us, we will 25bless the LORD From this time forth and forever *. Praise the LORD!

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