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|See commentary on Psalms 144-150 | Bible Dictionary | Chronological|
The psalmist exhorts the celestial,
148:1 Praise Yah!
Praise Yahweh from the heavens!
Praise him in the heights!
148:2 Praise him, all his angels!
Praise him, all his army!
148:3 Praise him, sun and moon!
Praise him, all you shining stars!
148:4 Praise him, you heavens of heavens,
You waters that are above the heavens.
148:5 Let them praise the name of Yahweh,
For he commanded, and they were created.
148:6 He has also established them forever and ever.
He has made a decree which will not pass away.
148:7 Praise Yahweh from the earth,
you great sea creatures, and all depths!
148:8 Lightning and hail, snow and clouds;
stormy wind, fulfilling his word;
148:9 mountains and all hills;
fruit trees and all cedars;
148:10 wild animals and all livestock;
small creatures and flying birds;
and the rational creatures to praise God.
148:11 kings of the earth and all peoples;
princes and all judges of the earth;
148:12 both young men and maidens;
old men and children:
148:13 let them praise the name of Yahweh,
for his name alone is exalted.
His glory is above the earth and the heavens.
148:14 He has lifted up the horn of his people,
the praise of all his saints;
even of the children of Israel, a people near to him.