Praise the Lord from the heavens;
praise him in the heights.a
praise him, all his heavenly armies.b
praise him, all you shining stars.c
and you waters above the heavens.d
for he commanded, and they were created.e
he gave an order that will never pass away.f
all sea monsters and ocean depths,g
8 lightningA and hail, snow and cloud,
stormy wind that executes his command,h
fruit trees and all cedars,i
creatures that crawl and flying birds,j
princes and all judges of the earth,k
old and young together.l
for his name alone is exalted.
His majesty covers heaven and earth.m
resulting in praise to all his faithful ones,
to the Israelites, the people close to him.n
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