148 rPraise the Lord!
Praise the Lord sfrom the heavens;
praise him tin the heights!
praise him, all his uhosts!
praise him, all you shining stars!
4 Praise him, you vhighest heavens,
and you wwaters above the heavens!
5 xLet them praise the name of the Lord!
For yhe commanded and they were created.
6 And he zestablished them forever and ever;
he gave aa decree, and it shall not bpass away.1
7 Praise the Lord cfrom the earth,
you dgreat sea creatures and all deeps,
8 efire and hail, fsnow and mist,
gstormy wind hfulfilling his word!
9 iMountains and all hills,
10 lBeasts and all livestock,
creeping things and mflying birds!
11 Kings of the earth and nall peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
12 Young men and maidens together,
old men and children!
13 oLet them praise the name of the Lord,
for phis name alone is exalted;
qhis majesty is above earth and heaven.
14 He has rraised up a horn for his people,
spraise for all his saints,
for the people of Israel who are tnear to him.
uPraise the Lord!
Or it shall not be transgressed