Dead Idols And The Living God

1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us! But to your name bring honor, for the sake of your loyal love and faithfulness.

1 (A)Not to us, O Lord, not to us,But (B)to Your name give gloryBecause of Your lovingkindness, because of Your (a)truth.

1 Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

1 Not to us, Yahweh, not to us,but to Your name give glorybecause of Your faithful love, because of Your truth.(A)

1 Not to us, LORD, not to us, but to your name be given glory on account of your gracious love and faithfulness.

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

2 (C)Why should the nations say,(D)Where, now, is their God?”

2 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?

2 Why should the nations say,“Where is their God?”(B)

2 Why should the nations ask "Where now is their God?"

3 Our God is in heaven! He does whatever he pleases!

3 But our (E)God is in the heavens;He (F)does whatever He pleases.

3 But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

3 Our God is in heavenand does whatever He pleases.(C)

3 when our God is in the heavens and he does whatever he desires?

4 Their idols are made of silver and gold -- they are man-made.

4 Their (G)idols are silver and gold,The (H)work of man’s hands.

4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

4 Their idols are silver and gold,made by human hands.(D)

4 Their idols are silver and gold, crafted by human hands.

5 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see,

5 They have mouths, but they (I)cannot speak;They have eyes, but they cannot see;

5 They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not:

5 They have mouths but cannot speak,eyes, but cannot see.

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

6 ears, but cannot hear, noses, but cannot smell,

6 They have ears, but they cannot hear;They have noses, but they cannot smell;

6 They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not:

6 They have ears but cannot hear,noses, but cannot smell.(E)

6 They have ears, but cannot hear; they have noses, but cannot smell.

7 hands, but cannot touch, feet, but cannot walk. They cannot even clear their throats.

7 (b)They have hands, but they cannot feel;(c)They have feet, but they cannot walk;They cannot make a sound with their throat.

7 They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat.

7 They have hands but cannot feel,feet, but cannot walk.(F)They cannot make a sound with their throats.(G)

7 They have hands, but cannot touch; feet, but cannot walk; they cannot even groan with their throats.

8 Those who make them will end up like them, as will everyone who trusts in them.

8 (J)Those who make them (d)will become like them,Everyone who trusts in them.

8 They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them.

8 Those who make them are(a) just like them,as are all who trust in them.(H)

8 Those who craft them will become like them, as will all those who trust in them.

9 O Israel, trust in the Lord! He is their deliverer and protector.

9 O (K)Israel, (L)trust in the Lord;He is their (M)help and their shield.

9 O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

9 Israel,(b) trust in the Lord!(I)He is their help and shield.(J)

9 Israel, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield.

10 O family of Aaron, trust in the Lord! He is their deliverer and protector.

10 O house of (N)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 their shield.

10 House of Aaron, trust in the Lord!(K)He is their help and shield.(L)

10 House of Aaron, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield.

11 You loyal followers of the Lord, trust in the Lord! He is their deliverer and protector.

11 You who (e)(O)fear the Lord, trust in the Lord;He is their help and their shield.

11 Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.

11 You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord!(M)He is their help and shield.

11 You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield.

12 The Lord takes notice of us, he will bless -- he will bless the family of Israel, he will bless the family of Aaron.

12 The Lord (P)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 hath 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;(N)

12 The LORD remembers and blesses us. He will indeed bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.

13 He will bless his loyal followers, both young and old.

13 He will (Q)bless those who (f)fear the Lord,(R)The small together with the great.

13 He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great.

13 He will bless those who fear the Lordsmall and great alike.(O)

13 He will bless those who fear the LORD, both the important and the insignificant together.

14 May he increase your numbers, yours and your children's!

14 May the Lord (S)give you increase,You and your children.

14 The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children.

14 May the Lord add to your numbers,both yours and your children’s.(P)

14 May the LORD add to your numbers to you and to your descendants.

15 May you be blessed by the Lord, the creator of heaven and earth!

15 May you be blessed of the Lord,(T)Maker of heaven and earth.

15 Ye are blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.

15 May you be blessed by the Lord,the Maker of heaven and earth.(Q)

15 May you be blessed by the LORD, who made the heavens and the earth.

16 The heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.

16 The heavens are (U)the heavens of the Lord,But (V)the earth He has given to the sons of men.

16 The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.

16 The heavens are the Lord’s,(c)but the earth He has given to the human race.(R)

16 The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but he gave the earth to human beings.

17 The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any of those who descend into the silence of death.

17 The (W)dead do not praise (g)the Lord,Nor do any who go down into (X)silence;

17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

17 It is not the dead who praise the Lord,nor any of those descending into the silence of death.(S)

17 Neither can the dead praise the LORD, nor those who go down into the silence of death.

18 But we will praise the Lord now and forevermore. Praise the Lord!

18 But as for us, we will (Y)bless (h)the LordFrom this time forth and forever.(i)Praise (j)the Lord!

18 But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD.

18 But we will praise the Lord,both now and forever.(T)Hallelujah!

18 But we will bless the LORD from now to eternity. Hallelujah!

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