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Psalm 148 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Give praise to the Lord. Let the Lord be praised from the heavens: give him praise in the skies. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD from the heavens, praise him in the heights above.
2 Give praise to him, all you his angels: give praise to him, all his armies. 2 Praise him, all his angels, praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
3 Give praise to him, you sun and moon: give praise to him, all you stars of light. 3 Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars.
4 Give praise to him, you highest heavens, and you waters which are over the heavens. 4 Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.
5 Let them give praise to the name of the Lord: for he gave the order, and they were made. 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he commanded and they were created.
6 He has put them in their places for ever; he has given them their limits which may not be broken. 6 He set them in place for ever and ever; he gave a decree that will never pass away.
7 Give praise to the Lord from the earth, you great sea-beasts, and deep places: 7 Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all ocean depths,
8 Fire and rain of ice, snow and mists; storm-wind, doing his word: 8 lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,
9 Mountains and all hills; fruit-trees and all trees of the mountains: 9 you mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars,
10 Beasts and all cattle; insects and winged birds: 10 wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds,
11 Kings of the earth, and all peoples; rulers and all judges of the earth: 11 kings of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth,
12 Young men and virgins; old men and children: 12 young men and maidens, old men and children.
13 Let them give glory to the name of the Lord: for his name only is to be praised: his kingdom is over the earth and the heaven. 13 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens.
14 He has put on high the horn of his people, for the praise of all his saints; even the children of Israel, a people which is near to him. Let the Lord be praised. 14 He has raised up for his people a horn, the praise of all his saints, of Israel, the people close to his heart. Praise the LORD.