Psalm 148 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens! Praise him from the skies! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD from the heavens, praise him in the heights above.
2 Praise him, all his angels! Praise him, all the armies of heaven! 2 Praise him, all his angels, praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
3 Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you twinkling stars! 3 Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars.
4 Praise him, skies above! Praise him, vapors high above the clouds! 4 Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.
5 Let every created thing give praise to the LORD, for he issued his command, and they came into being. 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he commanded and they were created.
6 He established them forever and forever. His orders will never be revoked. 6 He set them in place for ever and ever; he gave a decree that will never pass away.
7 Praise the LORD from the earth, you creatures of the ocean depths, 7 Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all ocean depths,
8 fire and hail, snow and storm, wind and weather that obey him, 8 lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,
9 mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars, 9 you mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars,
10 wild animals and all livestock, reptiles and birds, 10 wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds,
11 kings of the earth and all people, rulers and judges of the earth, 11 kings of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth,
12 young men and maidens, old men and children. 12 young men and maidens, old men and children.
13 Let them all praise the name of the LORD. For his name is very great; his glory towers over the earth and 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 made his people strong, honoring his godly ones -- the people of Israel who are close to him. Praise the LORD! 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.