Psalms Trivia:

Psalm 115

Dead people don't praise God
115:1-18

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

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

Why do the heathens say, "Where's your God now?"

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

Our God is in the heavens.

He does whatever he wants.

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

There idols are silver and gold.

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

They have mouths, but can't talk.

Eyes, but can't see.

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

Ears, but can't hear.

Noses, but can't smell.

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

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

9 O Israel, trust thou 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.

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

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.

Hands, but can't handle.

Feet, but can't walk.

13 He will 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 blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth.

God will bless those that fear him. [1]

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

He gave the earth to humans. [2]

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

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

Dead people don't praise God. [3]