r Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord s from the heavens;
praise him t in the heights!
2 Praise him, all his angels;
praise him, all his u hosts!
Praise him, sun and moon,
praise him, all you shining stars!
4 Praise him, you v highest heavens,
and you w waters above the heavens!
x Let them praise the name of the Lord!
For y he commanded and they were created.
6 And he z established them forever and ever;
he gave a a decree, and it shall not b pass away. 1
Praise the Lord c from the earth,
you d great sea creatures and all deeps,
8 e fire and hail, f snow and mist,
g stormy wind h fulfilling his word!
i Mountains and all hills,
j fruit trees and all k cedars!
10 l Beasts and all livestock,
creeping things and m flying birds!
Kings of the earth and n all peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
12 Young men and maidens together,
old men and children!
o Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for p his name alone is exalted;
q his majesty is above earth and heaven.
14 He has r raised up a horn for his people,
s praise for all his saints,
for the people of Israel who are t near to him.
u Praise the Lord!