Psalm 148 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from heaven, you that live in the heights above. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD from the heavens, praise him in the heights above.
2 Praise him, all his angels, all his heavenly armies. 2 Praise him, all his angels, praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
3 Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, shining stars. 3 Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars.
4 Praise him, highest heavens, and the waters above the sky. 4 Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.
5 Let them all praise the name of the Lord! He commanded, and they were created; 5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he commanded and they were created.
6 by his command they were fixed in their places forever, and they cannot disobey. 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, sea monsters and all ocean depths; 7 Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all ocean depths,
8 lightning and hail, snow and clouds, strong winds that obey his command. 8 lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,
9 Praise him, hills and mountains, fruit trees and forests; 9 you mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars,
10 all animals, tame and wild, reptiles and birds. 10 wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds,
11 Praise him, kings and all peoples, princes and all other rulers; 11 kings of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth,
12 young women and young men, old people and children too. 12 young men and maidens, old men and children.
13 Let them all praise the name of the Lord! His name is greater than all others; his glory is above 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 made his nation strong, so that all his people praise him - the people of Israel, so dear 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.