Psalm 115 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness. 1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.
2 Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" 2 Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?"
3 Our God is in the heavens; he does whatever he pleases. 3 Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him.
4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of human hands. 4 But their idols are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
5 They have mouths, but do not speak; eyes, but do not see. 5 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
6 They have ears, but do not hear; noses, but do not smell. 6 they have ears, but cannot hear, noses, but they cannot smell;
7 They have hands, but do not feel; feet, but do not walk; they make no sound in their throats. 7 they have hands, but cannot feel, feet, but they cannot walk; nor can they utter a sound with their throats.
8 Those who make them are like them; so are all who trust in them. 8 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
9 O Israel, trust in the Lord! He is their help and their shield. 9 O house of Israel, trust in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.
10 O house of Aaron, trust in the Lord! He is their help and their shield. 10 O 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 their shield. 11 You who fear him, trust in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.
12 The Lord has been mindful of us; he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron; 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, both small and great. 13 he will bless those who fear the LORD-- small and great alike.
14 May the Lord give you increase, both you and your children. 14 May the LORD make you increase, both you and your children.
15 May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 15 May you be blessed by the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
16 The heavens are the Lord's heavens, but the earth he has given to human beings. 16 The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but the earth he has given to man.
17 The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any that go down into silence. 17 It is not the dead who praise the LORD, those who go down to silence;
18 But we will bless the Lord from this time on and forevermore. Praise the Lord! 18 it is we who extol the LORD, both now and forevermore. Praise the LORD.