Psalm 148:5
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New American Standard Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

King James Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.

Darby Bible Translation
Let them praise the name of Jehovah, for he it is that commanded, and they were created:

World English Bible
Let them praise the name of Yahweh, For he commanded, and they were created.

Young's Literal Translation
They do praise the name of Jehovah, For He commanded, and they were created.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Let them praise the name of the Lord - That is, Let them praise Yahweh himself - the name being often put for the person or thing referred to.

For he commanded, and they were created - He showed his great power by merely speaking, and they came at once into being. Compare Psalm 33:6, note; Psalm 33:9, note.

Psalm 148:5 Parallel Commentaries

Universal Worship. --Ps. cxlviii.
Universal Worship.--Ps. cxlviii. Heralds of creation! cry,-- Praise the Lord, the Lord most high! Heaven and earth! obey the call, Praise the Lord, the Lord of all. For He spake, and forth from night Sprang the universe to light: He commanded,--Nature heard, And stood fast upon his word. Praise Him, all ye hosts above, Spirits perfected in love; Sun and Moon! your voices raise, Sing, ye stars! your Maker's praise. Earth! from all thy depths below, Ocean's hallelujahs flow, Lightning, Vapour,
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

The Royal Marriage Feast.
PART I.--THE WEDDING GUESTS. "And Jesus answered, and spake unto them again by parables, and said, The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come. Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage. But they made light of
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord

Cross References
Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 33:6
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.

Psalm 33:9
For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.

Psalm 147:15
He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.

Jeremiah 10:12
It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.

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