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Psalm 114

Tremble at the Presence of the Lord

1When Israel went out from Egypt,

the house of Jacob from a people of strange language,

2Judah became his sanctuary,

Israel his dominion.

3The sea looked and fled;

Jordan turned back.

4The mountains skipped like rams,

the hills like lambs.

5What ails you, O sea, that you flee?

O Jordan, that you turn back?

6O mountains, that you skip like rams?

O hills, like lambs?

7Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord,

at the presence of the God of Jacob,

8who turns the rock into a pool of water,

the flint into a spring of water.

Psalm 115

To Your Name Give Glory

1Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory,

for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!

2Why should the nations say,

“Where is their God?”

3Our God is in the heavens;

he does all that he pleases.

4Their idols are silver and gold,

the work of human hands.

5They have mouths, but do not speak;

eyes, but do not see.

6They have ears, but do not hear;

noses, but do not smell.

7They have hands, but do not feel;

feet, but do not walk;

and they do not make a sound in their throat.

8Those who make them become like them;

so do all who trust in them.

9O Israel,1 trust in the Lord!

He is their help and their shield.

10O house of Aaron, trust in the Lord!

He is their help and their shield.

11You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord!

He is their help and their shield.

12The Lord has remembered us; he will bless us;

he will bless the house of Israel;

he will bless the house of Aaron;

13he will bless those who fear the Lord,

both the small and the great.

14May the Lord give you increase,

you and your children!

15May you be blessed by the Lord,

who made heaven and earth!

16The heavens are the Lord's heavens,

but the earth he has given to the children of man.

17The dead do not praise the Lord,

nor do any who go down into silence.

18But we will bless the Lord

from this time forth and forevermore.

Praise the Lord!

Footnotes

  • 1 115:9 Masoretic Text; many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Syriac O house of Israel