The Whole Creation Invoked to Praise the LORD.

1 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD 1from the heavens; Praise Him 2in the heights!
2 Praise Him, 3all His angels; Praise Him, 4all His hosts!
3 Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!
4 Praise Him, 5highest heavens, And the 6waters that are above * the heavens!
5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, For 7He commanded and they were created.
6 He has also 8established them forever and ever; He has made a 9decree which will not pass away.
7 Praise the LORD from the earth, 10Sea monsters and all 11deeps;
11 21Kings of the earth and all peoples; Princes and all judges of the earth;
12 Both young men and virgins; Old men and children.
13 Let them praise the name of the LORD, For His 22name alone is exalted; His 23glory is above earth and heaven.
14 And He has 24lifted up a horn for His people, 25Praise for all His godly ones; Even for the sons of Israel, a people 26near to Him. Praise the LORD!