New English Translation
1 Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the sky! Praise him in the heavens!
2 Praise him, all his angels! Praise him, all his heavenly assembly!
3 Praise him, O sun and moon! Praise him, all you shiny stars!
4 Praise him, O highest heaven, and you waters above the sky!
5 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he gave the command and they came into existence.
6 He established them so they would endure; he issued a decree that will not be revoked.
7 Praise the LORD from the earth, you sea creatures and all you ocean depths,
8 O fire and hail, snow and clouds, O stormy wind that carries out his orders,
9 you mountains and all you hills, you fruit trees and all you cedars,
10 you animals and all you cattle, you creeping things and birds,
11 you kings of the earth and all you nations, you princes and all you leaders on the earth,
12 you young men and young women, you elderly, along with you children!
13 Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty extends over the earth and sky.
14 He has made his people victorious, and given all his loyal followers reason to praise - the Israelites, the people who are close to him. Praise the LORD!
King James Version
1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.
2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.
5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
6 He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.
7 Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:
11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.