Scripture Verse

Praise ye the Lord from the heavens: praise Him in the heights. Praise ye Him, all His angels: praise ye Him, all His hosts. Psalm 148:1–2


Words: Par­a­phrase of Psalm 148; au­thor un­known.

Music: Ly­dia (Steb­bins) George C. Steb­bins (1848–1945) (🔊 pdf nwc).

George C. Stebbins


Praise the Lord in heavenly places,
Ye His hosts and angels bright;
Sun and moon, declare His glory,
Praise Him, all ye stars of light.

Let the sky and clouds forever
Praise His glorious majesty;
At His word they were created,
Ordered by His firm decree.

In the earth let all things praise Him,
Seas and all that they contain,
Stormy winds that do His pleasure,
Hail and lightning, snow and rain.

Hills and mountains, praise your maker,
Praise Him, all ye flocks and herds,
Woods and fields and fruitful vineyards,
Creeping things and flying birds.

Kings and princes, bow before Him,
Earthly judges, give Him praise,
All ye people, tell His glory,
Old and young, your voices raise.

Praise His name with praise unending,
For His name alone is great;
Over Heaven and earth exalted,
Reigns the Lord in kingly state.

He has greatly blessed His people,
Therefore, all ye saints, give praise;
Chosen of the Lord and precious,
Thankful hallelujahs raise.