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Psalm 148 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:1 - Praise the LORD.[fn] Praise the LORD from the heavens; praise him in the heights above.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:2 - Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:3 - Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:4 - Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:5 - Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:6 - and he established them for ever and ever— he issued a decree that will never pass away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:7 - Praise the LORD from the earth, you great sea creatures and all ocean depths,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:8 - lightning and hail, snow and clouds, stormy winds that do his bidding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:9 - you mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:10 - wild animals and all cattle, small creatures and flying birds,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:11 - kings of the earth and all nations, you princes and all rulers on earth,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:12 - young men and women, old men and children.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:13 - Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his splendor is above the earth and the heavens.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 148:14 - And he has raised up for his people a horn,[fn] the praise of all his faithful servants, of Israel, the people close to his heart. Praise the LORD.
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew Hallelu Yah; also in verse 14
Horn here symbolizes strength.

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