Psalm 148
Creation’s Praise of the Lord
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
praise him in the heights.148:1 Ps 69:34; Mt 21:9
2Praise him, all his angels;
praise him, all his heavenly armies.148:2 Ps 103:20–21
3Praise him, sun and moon;
praise him, all you shining stars.148:3 1Co 15:41
4Praise him, highest heavens,
and you waters above the heavens.148:4 Gn 1:7; Dt 10:14; 1Kg 8:27
5Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for he commanded, and they were created.148:5 Ps 33:6,9
6He set them in position forever and ever;
he gave an order that will never pass away.148:6 Jr 31:35–36; 33:20,25

7Praise the Lord from the earth,
all sea monsters and ocean depths,148:7 Gn 1:2,21; Ps 74:13
8lightning148:8 Or fire and hail, snow and cloud,
stormy wind that executes his command,148:8 Ps 18:12; 103:20; 147:16
9mountains and all hills,
fruit trees and all cedars,148:9 Is 44:23; 49:13; 55:12
10wild animals and all cattle,
creatures that crawl and flying birds,148:10 Is 43:20; Hs 2:18
11kings of the earth and all peoples,
princes and all judges of the earth,148:11 Ps 102:15
12young men as well as young women,
old and young together.148:11–12 Rv 7:9
13Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted.
His majesty covers heaven and earth.148:13 Ps 8:1; 113:4; Is 12:4
14He has raised up a horn for his people,
resulting in praise to all his faithful ones,
to the Israelites, the people close to him.148:14 Dt 10:21; Jr 17:14; Eph 2:17