Psalm 148



Let All Creation Praise Yahweh

1 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights!

1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.

1 Hallelujah! Praise the LORD from heaven; praise him in the highest places.

1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise Him in the heights!

2 Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts!

2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.

2 Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his armies!

2 Praise Him, all His angels, praise Him, all His hosts!

3 Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!

3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.

3 Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

3 Praise Him, sun and moon, praise Him, all you stars of light!

4 Praise Him, highest heavens, And the waters that are above the heavens!

4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.

4 Praise him, you heaven of heavens, and you waters above the heavens.

4 Praise Him, you highest heavens and you waters above the heavens!

5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.

5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he himself gave the command that they be created.

5 Let them praise the name of the Lord, for He commanded and they were created.

6 He has also established them forever and ever; He has made a decree which will not pass away.

6 He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.

6 He set them in place to last forever and ever; he gave the command and will not rescind it.

6 He also established them forever and ever; He made a decree which shall not pass away [He fixed their bounds which cannot be passed over].

7 Praise the LORD from the earth, Sea monsters and all deeps;

7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:

7 Praise the LORD, you from the earth, you creatures of the sea and all you depths,

7 Praise the Lord from the earth, you sea monsters and all deeps!

8 Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;

8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

8 fire, hail, snow, fog, and wind storm that carry out his command,

8 You lightning, hail, fog, and frost, you stormy wind fulfilling His orders!

9 Mountains and all hills; Fruit trees and all cedars;

9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:

9 mountains and every hill, fruit trees and cedars,

9 Mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars!

10 Beasts and all cattle; Creeping things and winged fowl;

10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:

10 living creatures and livestock, insects and flying birds,

10 Beasts and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds!

11 Kings of the earth and all peoples; Princes and all judges of the earth;

11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:

11 earthly kings and all nations, nobles and all court officials of the earth,

11 Kings of the earth and all peoples, princes and all rulers and judges of the earth!

12 Both young men and virgins; Old men and children.

12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:

12 young men and young women alike, along with older people and children.

12 Both young men and maidens, old men and children!

13 Let them praise the name of the LORD, For His name alone is exalted; His glory is above earth and heaven.

13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

13 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is lifted up; his majesty transcends earth and heaven.

13 Let them praise and exalt the name of the Lord, for His name alone is exalted and supreme! His glory and majesty are above earth and heaven!

14 And He has lifted up a horn for His people, Praise for all His godly ones; Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him. Praise the LORD!

14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.

14 He has raised up a source of strength for his people, an object of praise for all of his holy ones, that is, for the people of Israel who are near him. Hallelujah!

14 He has lifted up a horn for His people [giving them power, prosperity, dignity, and preeminence], a song of praise for all His godly ones, for the people of Israel, who are near to Him. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)



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