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Psalms 115

Psalms 115:1  
Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name let glory be given, because of your mercy and your unchanging faith.

Psalms 115:2  
Why may the nations say, Where is now their God?

Psalms 115:3  
But our God is in heaven: he has done whatever was pleasing to him.

Psalms 115:4  
Their images are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Psalms 115:5  
They have mouths, but no voice; they have eyes, but they see not;

Psalms 115:6  
They have ears, but no hearing; they have noses, but no sense of smell;

Psalms 115:7  
They have hands without feeling, and feet without power of walking; and no sound comes from their throat.

Psalms 115:8  
Those who make them are like them; and so is everyone who puts his faith in them.

Psalms 115:9  
O Israel, have faith in the Lord: he is their help and their breastplate.

Psalms 115:10  
O house of Aaron, have faith in the Lord: he is their help and their breastplate.

Psalms 115:11  
You worshippers of the Lord, have faith in the Lord: he is their help and their breastplate.

Psalms 115:12  
The Lord has kept us in mind and will give us his blessing; he will send blessings on the house of Israel and on the house of Aaron.

Psalms 115:13  
He will send blessings on the worshippers of the Lord, on the small and on the great.

Psalms 115:14  
May the Lord give you and your children still greater increase.

Psalms 115:15  
May you have the blessing of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Psalms 115:16  
The heavens are the Lord's; but the earth he has given to the children of men.

Psalms 115:17  
The dead do not give praise to the Lord; or those who go down to the underworld.

Psalms 115:18  
But we will give praise to the Lord now and for ever. Praise be to the Lord.


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