Praise the LORD.1 Praise the LORD from the heavens;2 praise him in the heights above.
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Praise him, all his angels;3 praise him, all his heavenly hosts.4
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Praise him, sun5 and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.
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Praise him, you highest heavens6 and you waters above the skies.7
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Let them praise the name8 of the LORD, for at his command9 they were created,
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and he established them for ever and ever-- he issued a decree10 that will never pass away.
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Praise the LORD 11 from the earth, you great sea creatures12 and all ocean depths,13
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lightning and hail,14 snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,15
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you mountains and all hills,16 fruit trees and all cedars,
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wild animals17 and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds,
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kings18 of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth,
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young men and women, old men and children.
Let them praise the name of the LORD,19 for his name alone is exalted; his splendor20 is above the earth and the heavens.21
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And he has raised up for his people a horn,22 the praise23 of all his faithful servants,24 of Israel, the people close to his heart.25 Praise the LORD.
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