Praise the Lord from the heavens;q
praise him in the heights above.
2 Praise him, all his angels;r
praise him, all his heavenly hosts.s
3 Praise him, sunt and moon;
praise him, all you shining stars.
4 Praise him, you highest heavensu
and you waters above the skies.v
5 Let them praise the namew of the Lord,
for at his commandx they were created,
he issued a decreey that will never pass away.
7 Praise the Lordz from the earth,
8 lightning and hail,c snow and clouds,
stormy winds that do his bidding,d
9 you mountains and all hills,e
fruit trees and all cedars,
10 wild animalsf and all cattle,
small creatures and flying birds,
11 kingsg of the earth and all nations,
you princes and all rulers on earth,
old men and children.
13 Let them praise the name of the Lord,h
for his name alone is exalted;
of Israel, the people close to his heart.n
Praise the Lord.
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