Psalm 115 NIV

115:4-11pp -- Ps 135:15-20

1 Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory,1 because of your love and faithfulness.2

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2 Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?"3

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3 Our God is in heaven;4 he does whatever pleases him.5

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4 But their idols are silver and gold,6 made by the hands of men.7

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5 They have mouths, but cannot speak,8 eyes, but they cannot see;

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6 they have ears, but cannot hear, noses, but they cannot smell;
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 will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
9 O house of Israel, trust9 in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.

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10 O house of Aaron,10 trust in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.

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11 You who fear him,11 trust in the LORD-- he is their help and shield.

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12 The LORD remembers12 us and will bless us:13 He will bless the house of Israel, he will bless the house of Aaron,

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13 he will bless those who fear14 the LORD-- small and great alike.

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14 May the LORD make you increase,15 both you and your children.

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15 May you be blessed by the LORD, the Maker of heaven16 and earth.

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16 The highest heavens belong to the LORD,17 but the earth he has given18 to man.

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17 It is not the dead19 who praise the LORD, those who go down to silence;

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18 it is we who extol the LORD,20 both now and forevermore.21 Praise the LORD.a22

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    • a 115:18 - Hebrew "Hallelu Yah"