Psalms Chapter 148
Laudate Dominum de caelis.
All creatures are invited to praise their Creator.
148:1. Praise ye the Lord from the heavens: praise ye him in the high places.
148:2. Praise ye him, all his angels, praise ye him, all his hosts.
148:3. Praise ye him, O sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars and light.
148:4. Praise him, ye heavens of heavens: and let all the waters that are above the heavens
148:5. Praise the name of the Lord. For he spoke, and they were made: he commanded, and they were created.
148:6. He hath established them for ever, and for ages of ages: he hath made a decree, and it shall not pass away.
148:7. Praise the Lord from the earth, ye dragons, and all ye deeps:
148:8. Fire, hail, snow, ice, stormy winds, which fulfil his word:
148:9. Mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars:
148:10. Beasts and all cattle: serpents and feathered fowls:
148:11. Kings of the earth and all people: princes and all judges of the earth:
148:12. Young men and maidens: let the old with the younger, praise the name of the Lord:
148:13. For his name alone is exalted.
148:14. The praise of him is above heaven and earth: and he hath exalted the horn of his people. A hymn to all his saints to the children of Israel, a people approaching to him. Alleluia.