1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from heaven, you that live in the heights above.
2 Praise him, all his angels, all his heavenly armies.
3 Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, shining stars.
4 Praise him, highest heavens, and the waters above the sky.

References for Psalms 148:4

    • a 148:4 - waters above the sky: [See Gn 1.6, 7.]
      5 Let them all praise the name of the Lord! He commanded, and they were created;
      6 by his command they were fixed in their places forever, and they cannot disobey.

      References for Psalms 148:6

        • b 148:6 - by his command . . . disobey; [or] he has fixed them in their places for all time, by a command that lasts forever.
          7 Praise the Lord from the earth, sea monsters and all ocean depths;
          8 lightning and hail, snow and clouds, strong winds that obey his command.
          9 Praise him, hills and mountains, fruit trees and forests;
          10 all animals, tame and wild, reptiles and birds.
          11 Praise him, kings and all peoples, princes and all other rulers;
          12 young women and young men, old people and children too.
          13 Let them all praise the name of the Lord! His name is greater than all others; his glory is above earth and heaven.
          14 He made his nation strong, so that all his people praise him - the people of Israel, so dear to him. Praise the Lord!