Psalm 148

Praise the Name of the Lord

1 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!

3 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!

5 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

7 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!

9 i Mountains and all hills,
j fruit trees and all k cedars!
10 l Beasts and all livestock,
creeping things and m flying birds!

11 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!

13 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!

  1. Cross References
    Psalms 147:20
    He has not dealt thus with any other nation; they do not know his rules. Praise the Lord!
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 148:7
    Praise the Lord from the earth, you great sea creatures and all deeps.
    Psalms 69:34
    Let heaven and earth praise him, the seas and everything that moves in them.
  3. Cross References
    Matthew 21:9
    And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!
  4. Cross References
    Psalms 103:20 - 21
    Bless the Lord, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word!
  5. Cross References
    Psalms 68:33
    To him who rides in the heavens, the ancient heavens; behold, he sends out his voice, his mighty voice.
    Deuteronomy 10:14
    Behold, to the Lord your God belong heaven and the heaven of heavens, the earth with all that is in it.
    Nehemiah 9:6
    You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.
    1 Kings 8:27
    But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built!
  6. Cross References
    Genesis 1:7
    And God made the expanse and separated the waters that were under the expanse from the waters that were above the expanse. And it was so.
  7. Cross References
    Psalms 148:13
    Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above earth and heaven.
  8. Cross References
    Psalms 33:6
    By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.
    Psalms 33:9
    For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 119:90 - 91
    Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast.
  10. Cross References
    Job 28:26
    When he made a decree for the rain and a way for the lightning of the thunder.
    Jeremiah 31:35 - 36
    Thus says the Lord, who gives the sun for light by day and the fixed order of the moon and the stars for light by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar - the Lord of hosts is his name:
    Jeremiah 33:25
    Thus says the Lord : If I have not established my covenant with day and night and the fixed order of heaven and earth.
  11. Cross References
    Psalms 104:9
    You set a boundary that they may not pass, so that they might not again cover the earth.
    Esther 1:19
    If it please the king, let a royal order go out from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes so that it may not be repealed, that Vashti is never again to come before King Ahasuerus. And let the king give her royal position to another who is better than she.
    Job 14:5
    Since his days are determined, and the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass.
  12. Cross References
    Psalms 148:1
    Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights!
  13. Cross References
    Genesis 1:21
    So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
    Psalms 74:13
    You divided the sea by your might; you broke the heads of the sea monsters on the waters.
  14. Cross References
    Psalms 18:12
    Out of the brightness before him hailstones and coals of fire broke through his clouds.
    Psalms 105:32
    He gave them hail for rain, and fiery lightning bolts through their land.
  15. Cross References
    Psalms 147:16
    He gives snow like wool; he scatters hoarfrost like ashes.
  16. Cross References
    Psalms 107:25
    For he commanded and raised the stormy wind, which lifted up the waves of the sea.
  17. Cross References
    Psalms 103:20
    Bless the Lord, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word!
    Psalms 147:15 - 18
    He sends out his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
  18. Cross References
    Isaiah 44:23
    Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, O depths of the earth; break forth into singing, O mountains, O forest, and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and will be glorified in Israel.
    Isaiah 49:13
    Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth; break forth, O mountains, into singing! For the Lord has comforted his people and will have compassion on his afflicted.
    Isaiah 55:12
    For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
  19. Cross References
    Genesis 1:11
    And God said, "Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind, on the earth." And it was so.
  20. Cross References
    Psalms 104:16
    The trees of the Lord are watered abundantly, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.
  21. Cross References
    Genesis 1:24
    And God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds - livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds." And it was so.
  22. Cross References
    Genesis 1:20 - 21
    And God said, "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.
  23. Cross References
    Revelation 7:9
    After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands.
  24. Cross References
    Psalms 148:5
    Let them praise the name of the Lord! For he commanded and they were created.
  25. Cross References
    Psalms 8:1
    O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.
  26. Cross References
    Psalms 113:4
    The Lord is high above all nations, and his glory above the heavens!
  27. Cross References
    1 Samuel 2:1
    And Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in the Lord ; my strength is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.
  28. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 10:21
    He is your praise. He is your God, who has done for you these great and terrifying things that your eyes have seen.
    Jeremiah 17:14
    Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.
  29. Cross References
    Deuteronomy 4:7
    For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God is to us, whenever we call upon him?
    Ephesians 2:17
    And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.
  30. Cross References
    Psalms 135:1
    Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord, give praise, O servants of the Lord.
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