Ps 148:2
148:2 Praise ye him, all {a} his angels: praise ye him, all his

      (a) Because they are members of the same body, he sets
          them before our eyes, who are most willing and by
          their prompt obedience teach us to do our duty.

Ps 148:3
148:3 Praise ye him, {b} sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars
      of light.

      (b) In that God's glory shines in these insensible
          creatures, this their beauty is as a continual
          praising of God.

Ps 148:4
148:4 Praise him, ye {c} heavens of heavens, and ye {d} waters
      that [be] above the heavens.

      (c) Not that there are various heavens, but because of the
          spheres and of the situation of the fixed stars and
          planets, he comprehends by this word the whole
      (d) That is, the rain which is in the middle region of the
          air, which he here comprehends under the name of the

Ps 148:7
148:7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye {e} dragons, and all

      (e) Meaning the great and monstrous fishes, as whales and
          such like.

Ps 148:8
148:8 {f} Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind
      fulfilling his word:

      (f) Which come not by chance or fortune, but by God's
          appointed ordinance.

Ps 148:11
148:11 {g} Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all
       judges of the earth:

       (g) For the greater gifts that any has received and the
           more high that one is preferred, the more bound is he
           to praise God for the same: but neither high nor low
           condition or degree can be exempted from this duty.

Ps 148:14
148:14 He also exalteth the {h} horn of his people, the praise
       of all his saints; [even] of the {i} children of Israel,
       a people near unto him.  Praise ye the LORD.

       (h) That is, the dignity, power and glory of his Church.
       (i) By reason of his covenant made with Abraham.