Psalm 148:3
New International Version
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

New Living Translation
Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you twinkling stars!

English Standard Version
Praise him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shining stars!

Berean Study Bible
Praise Him, O sun and moon; praise Him, all you shining stars.

King James Bible
Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.

New King James Version
Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all you stars of light!

New American Standard Bible
Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!

NASB 1995
Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!

NASB 1977
Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all stars of light!

Amplified Bible
Praise Him, sun and moon: Praise Him, all stars of light!

Christian Standard Bible
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Praise Him, sun and moon; praise Him, all you shining stars.

American Standard Version
Praise ye him, sun and moon: Praise him, all ye stars of light.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Praise him, Sun and Moon! Praise him, all stars and lights!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars and light.

Contemporary English Version
Sun and moon, and all of you bright stars, come and offer praise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Praise ye him, O sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars and light.

English Revised Version
Praise ye him, sun and moon; praise him, all ye stars of light.

Good News Translation
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, shining stars.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Praise him, sun and moon. Praise him, all shining stars.

International Standard Version
Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Praise ye Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all ye stars of light.

Literal Standard Version
Praise Him, sun and moon, "" Praise Him, all stars of light.

NET Bible
Praise him, O sun and moon! Praise him, all you shiny stars!

New Heart English Bible
Praise him, sun and moon. Praise him, all you shining stars.

World English Bible
Praise him, sun and moon! Praise him, all you shining stars!

Young's Literal Translation
Praise ye Him, sun and moon, Praise ye Him, all stars of light.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Praise the LORD From the Heavens!
2Praise Him, all His angels; praise Him, all His heavenly hosts. 3Praise Him, O sun and moon; praise Him, all you shining stars. 4Praise Him, O highest heavens, and you waters above the skies.…

Cross References
Psalm 148:2
Praise Him, all His angels; praise Him, all His heavenly hosts.

Psalm 148:4
Praise Him, O highest heavens, and you waters above the skies.


Treasury of Scripture

Praise you him, sun and moon: praise him, all you stars of light.

sun

Psalm 8:1-3
To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens…

Psalm 19:1-6
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork…

Psalm 89:36,37
His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me…









Verse 3. - Praise ye him, sun and moon. Objects of worship to most heathen nations, but here called upon to join in the chorus of praise to God. Praise him, all ye stars of light; i.e. ye brilliant stars, that light up the heaven at night.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Praise Him,
הַֽ֭לְלוּהוּ (hal·lū·hū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

O sun
שֶׁ֣מֶשׁ (še·meš)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 8121: The sun, the east, a ray, a notched battlement

and moon;
וְיָרֵ֑חַ (wə·yā·rê·aḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3394: The moon

praise Him,
הַ֝לְל֗וּהוּ (hal·lū·hū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1984: To shine

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

you shining
אֽוֹר׃ (’ō·wr)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 216: Illumination, luminary

stars.
כּ֥וֹכְבֵי (kō·wḵ·ḇê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3556: A star, a prince


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