Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye
servants of the LORD.||
Ye that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our
Praise the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it
For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar
For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods.||
(135:5) "Our Lord is above all gods."|
How many gods are there?
Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the
seas, and all deep places.||
He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh
lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.||
Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast.||
(135:8, 10) "Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast ...
Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings."|
God is praised for slaughtering kings, nations, and little babies.
"Who killed the first born of Egypt from man even
(Unknown, 12th Century)
Who sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh,
and upon all his servants.
Who smote great
nations, and slew mighty kings;
Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of
And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage unto Israel his people.
Thy name, O LORD, endureth for ever; and thy memorial, O LORD, throughout
For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning
The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands.||
They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not;||
They have ears, but they hear not; neither is there any breath in their
They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in
Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron:||
Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD.||
Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye