|Ps 148:1 Praise the LORD!
Praise the LORD from the heavens;
Praise Him in the heights!
|Ps 148:2 Praise Him, all His angels;
Praise Him, all His hosts (armies)!
|Ps 148:3 Praise Him, sun and moon:
Praise Him, all stars of light!
|Ps 148:4 Praise Him, highest heavens,
And the waters above the heavens!
|Ps 148:5 Let them praise the name of the LORD,
For He commanded and they were created.
|Ps 148:6 He has also established them forever and ever;
He has made a decree which shall not pass away.
|Ps 148:7 ¶ Praise the LORD from the earth,
Sea monsters and all deeps;
|Ps 148:8 Lightning and hail, snow and fog;
Stormy wind, fulfilling His orders;
|Ps 148:9 Mountains and all hills;
Fruitful trees and all cedars;
|Ps 148:10 Beasts and all cattle;
Creeping things and winged birds;
|Ps 148:11 Kings of the earth and all people;
Princes and all judges of the earth;
|Ps 148:12 Both young men and virgins;
Old men and children.
|Ps 148:13 ¶ Let them praise the name of the LORD,
For His name alone is exalted and supreme;
His glory and majesty are above earth and heaven.
|Ps 148:14 He has lifted up a horn for His people [giving them strength, prosperity, dignity, and preeminence],
Praise for all His godly ones;
For the people of Israel, a people near to Him.
Praise the LORD! (Hallelujah!) [Ps 75:10; Eph 2:17]