1Praise the Lord!
praise the Lord from heaven!
2Praise him, all you angels!
Praise him, all his army#148:2 his army This can mean “angels,” “stars and planets,” or “soldiers in an army.”!
3Sun and moon, praise him!
Stars and lights in the sky, praise him!
4Praise him, highest heaven!
Waters above the sky, praise him!
5Let them praise the Lord’s name,
because he gave the command and created them all!
6He made all these continue forever.
He made the laws that will never end.
7Everything on earth, praise him!
Great sea animals and all the oceans, praise the Lord!
8Praise him, fire and hail, snow and clouds,
and the stormy winds that obey him.
9Praise him, mountains and hills,
fruit trees and cedar trees.
10Praise him, wild animals and cattle, reptiles and birds.
11Praise him, kings of the earth and all nations,
princes and all rulers on earth.
12Praise him, young men and women,
old people and children.
13Praise the Lord’s name!
Honor his name forever!
His name is greater than any other.
He is more glorious than heaven and earth.
14He made his people strong.
His loyal followers praise him.
Israel, his precious people, praise the Lord!