1481Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.148.1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise: Heb. Hallelujah, etc
2Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
3Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
4Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.
5Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
6He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.
7Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
8Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
9Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
10Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:148.10 flying…: Heb. birds of wing
11Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
12Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
13Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.148.13 excellent: Heb. exalted
14He 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.
1491Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.149.1 Praise…: Heb. Hallelujah
2Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.149.2 in him…: Heb. in his Makers
3Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.149.3 in…: or, with the pipe
4For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
5Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
6Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;149.6 mouth: Heb. throat
7To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
8To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
9To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
1501Praise ye the LORD. Praise God in his sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of his power.150.1 Praise ye…: Heb. Hallelujah
2Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness.
3Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp.150.3 trumpet: or, cornet
4Praise him with the timbrel and dance: praise him with stringed instruments and organs.150.4 dance: or, pipe
5Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals.
6Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.