GOD'S WORD® Translation
1Hallelujah! Praise the LORD from the heavens. Praise him in the heights above.
2Praise him, all his angels. Praise him, his entire heavenly army.
3Praise him, sun and moon. Praise him, all shining stars.
4Praise him, you highest heaven and the water above the sky.
5Let them praise the name of the LORD because they were created by his command.
6He set them in their places forever and ever. He made it a law that no one can break.
7Praise the LORD from the earth. Praise him, large sea creatures and all the ocean depths,
8lightning and hail, snow and fog, strong winds that obey his commands,
9mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedar trees,
10wild animals and all domestic animals, crawling animals and birds,
11kings of the earth and all its people, officials and all judges on the earth,
12young men and women, old and young together.
13Let them praise the name of the LORD because his name is high above all others. His glory is above heaven and earth.
14He has given his people a strong leader, someone praiseworthy for his faithful ones, for the people of Israel, the people who are close to him. Hallelujah!