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Psalm 115 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Glory to God Alone
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Not to us, LORD, not to us,

but to your name give glory

because of your faithful love, because of your truth.

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Why should the nations say,

“Where is their God? ”

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Our God is in heaven

and does whatever he pleases.

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Their idols are silver and gold,

made by human hands.

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They have mouths but cannot speak,

eyes, but cannot see.

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They have ears but cannot hear,

noses, but cannot smell.

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They have hands but cannot feel,

feet, but cannot walk.

They cannot make a sound with their throats.

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Those who make them are[fn] just like them,

as are all who trust in them.

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Israel,[fn] trust in the LORD!

He is their help and shield.

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House of Aaron, trust in the LORD!

He is their help and shield.

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You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD!

He is their help and shield.

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The LORD remembers us and will bless us.

He will bless the house of Israel;

he will bless the house of Aaron;

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he will bless those who fear the LORD —

small and great alike.

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May the LORD add to your numbers,

both yours and your children’s.

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May you be blessed by the LORD,

the Maker of heaven and earth.

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The heavens are the LORD’s,[fn]

but the earth he has given to the human race.

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It is not the dead who praise the LORD,

nor any of those descending into the silence of death.

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But we will bless the LORD,

both now and forever.


CSB Footnotes
Or May those who make them become
Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr read House of Israel
Lit the Lord’s heavens

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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