Bible Text & Cross-references:
An exhortation to praise God: the vanity of idols.
Praise ye the name of the Lord: O you, his servants, praise the
2 You that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house
of our God.
3 Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good: sing ye to his name, for
it is sweet.
4 For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself: Israel for his own possession.
5 For I have known that the Lord is great, and our God above all gods.
6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased he hath done, in heaven, in earth, in the
sea, and in all the deeps.
7 *He bringeth up lightnings from the ends of the earth: he hath made
lightnings for the rain.
He bringeth forth winds out of his stores: 8 *He slew the first-born
of Egypt, from man even unto beasts.
9 He sent forth signs and wonders in the midst of thee, O Egypt: upon
Pharao, and upon all his servants.
10 *He smote many nations, and slew mighty kings:
11 *Sehon, king of the Amorrhites, and Og, king of Basan, and all the
kingdoms of Chanaan.
12 And gave their land for an inheritance, for an inheritance to his
13 Thy name, O Lord, is for ever: thy memorial, O Lord, unto all generations.
14 For the Lord will judge his people, and will be entreated in favour
of his servants.
15 *The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of men's
16 *They have a mouth, but they speak not: they have eyes, but they see
17 They have ears, but they hear not: neither is there any breath in
18 Let them that make them be like to them: and every one that trusteth
19 Bless the Lord, O house of Israel: bless the Lord, O house of Aaron.
20 Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: you that fear the Lord, bless the
21 Blessed be the Lord out of Sion, who dwelleth in Jerusalem.
7: Jeremias x. 13.
8: Exodus xii. 29.
10: Josue xii. 1. and 7.
11: Numbers xxi. 24. and 34.
15: Psalm cxiii. 4(12).
16: Wisdom xv. 15.