Bible: Psalm 148

Psalm 148 1 

148:1 Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord from the sky!

Praise him in the heavens!

148:2 Praise him, all his angels! 2 

Praise him, all his heavenly assembly! 3 

148:3 Praise him, O sun and moon!

Praise him, all you shiny stars! 4 

148:4 Praise him, O highest heaven,

and you waters above the sky! 5 

148:5 Let them praise the name of the Lord,

for he gave the command and they came into existence.

148:6 He established them so they would endure; 6 

he issued a decree that will not be revoked. 7 

148:7 Praise the Lord from the earth,

you sea creatures and all you ocean depths,

148:8 O fire and hail, snow and clouds, 8 

O stormy wind that carries out his orders, 9 

148:9 you mountains and all you hills,

you fruit trees and all you cedars,

148:10 you animals and all you cattle,

you creeping things and birds,

148:11 you kings of the earth and all you nations,

you princes and all you leaders 10  on the earth,

148:12 you young men and young women,

you elderly, along with you children!

148:13 Let them praise the name of the Lord,

for his name alone is exalted;

his majesty extends over the earth and sky.

148:14 He has made his people victorious, 11 

and given all his loyal followers reason to praise

the Israelites, the people who are close to him. 12 

Praise the Lord!

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