Psalm 148:5
New International Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created,

New Living Translation
Let every created thing give praise to the LORD, for he issued his command, and they came into being.

English Standard Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD! For he commanded and they were created.

Berean Study Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for He gave the command and they were created.

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

New King James Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

New American Standard Bible
They are to praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

NASB 1995
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

NASB 1977
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

Amplified Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created.

Christian Standard Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he commanded, and they were created.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let them praise the name of Yahweh, for He commanded, and they were created.

American Standard Version
Let them praise the name of Jehovah; For he commanded, and they were created.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Let them praise The Name of LORD JEHOVAH because he spoke and they existed; he commanded and they were created!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Let them praise the name of the Lord: for he spoke, and they were made; he commanded, and they were created.

Contemporary English Version
Let all things praise the name of the LORD, because they were created at his command.

Douay-Rheims Bible
praise the name of the Lord. For he spoke, and they were made: he commanded, and they were created.

English Revised Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.

Good News Translation
Let them all praise the name of the LORD! He commanded, and they were created;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Let them praise the name of the LORD because they were created by his command.

International Standard Version
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he himself gave the command that they be created.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Let them praise the name of the LORD; For He commanded, and they were created.

Literal Standard Version
They praise the Name of YHWH, "" For He commanded, and they were created.

NET Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for he gave the command and they came into existence.

New Heart English Bible
Let them praise the name of the LORD, For he 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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Praise the LORD From the Heavens!
4Praise Him, O highest heavens, and you waters above the skies. 5Let them praise the name of the LORD, for He gave the command and they were created. 6He established them forever and ever; He issued a decree that will never pass away.…

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 all the stars by the breath of His mouth.

Psalm 33:9
For He spoke, and it came to be; He commanded, and it stood firm.

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

Jeremiah 10:12
The LORD made the earth by His power; He established the world by His wisdom and stretched out the heavens by His understanding.


Treasury of Scripture

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

for he

Psalm 33:6-9
By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth…

Psalm 95:5
The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land.

Genesis 1:1,2,6
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth…









Verse 5. - Let them praise the Name of the Lord. Frequent changes of person, when no doubt can arise as to the meaning, are a sort of Hebrew idiom. They give liveliness and variety. For he commanded, and they were created (Genesis 1:3, 6, 9, 11, 14, 15, etc.). All creation sprang into being at the word of God (Psalm 33:8).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Let them praise
יְֽ֭הַֽלְלוּ (yə·hal·lū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1984: To shine

the name
שֵׁ֣ם (šêm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

for
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

He
ה֭וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

gave the command
צִוָּ֣ה (ṣiw·wāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order

and they were created.
וְנִבְרָֽאוּ׃ (wə·niḇ·rā·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1254: To create, to cut down, select, feed


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