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Psalms Chapter 148
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CHAP. CXLVIII.

1 The Psalmist exhorteth the celestiall, 7 The terrestriall, 11 And the rationall creatures to praise God.

1 Praise yee the Lord. Praise ye the Lord from the heauens: praise him in the heights.1

2 Praise yee him all his Angels: praise ye him all his hosts.

3 Praise ye him Sunne and Moone: praise him all ye starres of light.

4 Praise him ye heauens of heauens: and ye waters that be aboue the heauens.

5 Let them praise the Name of the Lord: for he commanded, and they were created.

6 Hee hath also stablished them for euer and euer: he hath made a decree which shall not passe.


Gods great power: His praise.

7 Praise the Lord from the earth: ye dragons and all deepes.

8 Fire and haile, snow and vapour: stormie wind fulfilling his word.

9 Mountaines and all hilles: fruitfull trees, and all cedars.

10 Beastes and all cattell: creeping things, and flying foule.10

11 Kings of the earth, and all people: Princes, and all Iudges of the earth.

12 Both young men and maidens: olde men and children.

13 Let them praise the Name of the Lord, for his Name alone is excellent: his glory is aboue the earth and heauen.13

14 Hee also exalteth the horne of his people, the praise of all his Saints; euen of the children of Israel, a people neere vnto him. Praise ye the Lord.

 



Psalms Chapter 148 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

1 Heb. Halleluiah.
10 Heb. birds of wing.
13 Heb. exalted.


* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


 


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