1 Hallelujah! Praise the name of Jehovah; praise, ye servants of Jehovah,
2 Ye that stand in the house of Jehovah, in the courts of the house of our God.
3 Praise ye Jah; for Jehovah is good: sing psalms unto his name; for it is pleasant.

References for Psalms 135:3

    • a 135:3 - Or 'this;' but see Ps. 147.1.
      4 For Jah hath chosen Jacob unto himself, Israel for his own possession.

      References for Psalms 135:4

        • b 135:4 - Or 'peculiar treasure:' see Ex. 19.5.
          5 For *I* know that Jehovah is great, and our Lord is above all gods.
          6 Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, he hath done in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all deeps;
          7 Who causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; who maketh lightnings for the rain; who bringeth the wind out of his treasuries:
          8 Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast;
          9 Who sent signs and miracles into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh and upon all his servants;
          10 Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings,
          11 Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan;
          12 And gave their land for an inheritance, an inheritance unto Israel his people.
          13 Thy name, O Jehovah, is for ever; thy memorial, O Jehovah, from generation to generation.

          References for Psalms 135:13

            • c 135:13 - See Ex. 3.15; Ps. 102.12.
              14 For Jehovah will judge his people, and will repent in favour of his servants.

              References for Psalms 135:14

                • d 135:14 - Or 'vindicate.'
                • e 135:14 - See Deut. 32.36 and Note a.
                  15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:
                  16 They have a mouth, and they speak not; eyes have they, and they see not;
                  17 They have ears, and they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouth.
                  18 They that make them are like unto them, -- every one that confideth in them.
                  19 House of Israel, bless ye Jehovah; house of Aaron, bless ye Jehovah;
                  20 House of Levi, bless ye Jehovah; ye that fear Jehovah, bless Jehovah.
                  21 Blessed be Jehovah out of Zion, who dwelleth at Jerusalem! Hallelujah!