The Templar Psalm

Psalm 115 http://episcopalnet.org/1928bcp/Psalter/Ps115.html

NOT unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy Name give the praise:


* for thy loving mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

2.   Wherefore shall the heathen say,
* Where is now their God?

3.   As for our God, he is in heaven:
* he hath done whatsoever pleased him.

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

5.   They have mouths, and speak not;
* eyes have they, and see not.

6.   They have ears, and hear not;
* noses have they, and smell not.

7.   They have hands, and handle not; feet have they, and walk not;
* neither speak they through their throat.

8.   They that make them are like unto them;
* and so are all such as put their trust in them.

9.   But thou, house of Israel, trust thou in the LORD;
* he is their helper and defender.

10. Ye house of Aaron, put your trust in the LORD;
* he is their helper and defender.

11. Ye that fear the LORD, put your trust in the LORD;
* he is their helper and defender.

12. The LORD hath been mindful of us, and he shall bless us;
* even he shall bless the house of Israel, he shall bless the house of Aaron.

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

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

15. Ye are the blessed of the LORD,
* who made heaven and earth.

16. All the whole heavens are the LORD'S;
* the earth hath he given to the children of men.

17. The dead praise not thee, O LORD,
* neither all they that go down into silence.

18. But we will praise the LORD,
* from this time forth for evermore. Praise the LORD

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