An exhortation to praise God for his mercy,
Psalms 135:1 O prayse the Lorde laude ye the name of the Lorde, prayse it O ye seruauntes of the Lorde. Psalms 135:2 Ye that stande in the house of the Lorde, in the courtes of the house of oure God. Psalms 135:3 O prayse the Lorde, for þe Lord is gracious: O synge prayses vnto his name, for it is louely. Psalms 135:4 For why? þe Lorde hath chosen Iacob vnto hym selfe, & Israel for hys awne possessyon.
for his power,
Psalms 135:5 For I knowe þt the Lorde is greate, and that oure Lorde is aboue all goddes. Psalms 135:6 Whatsoeuer the Lorde pleased, that dyd he in heauen and in earth, in the see, & in all deape places: Psalms 135:7 He bringeth forth the cloudes from the endes of the worlde, & sendithe for the lyghteninges with the rayne, brynginge the wyndes out of hys treasuryes.
for his judgments.
Psalms 135:8 He smote the fyrst borne of Egypte, both of man & of beast. Psalms 135:9 He hath sent tokens and wonders into the myddest of the, O thou lande of Egypte, vpon Pharao and all hys seruauntes. Psalms 135:10 He smote diuerse nacyons, and slewe myghtye Kynges: Psalms 135:11 Sehon Kynge of þe Amorytes, and Og the kinge of Basan, & all þe Kingdomes of Canaan. Psalms 135:12 And gaue theyr lande to be an heritage, euen an heritage vnto Israel his people. Psalms 135:13 Thy name, O Lorde, endureth for euer, so doth thy memoriall, O Lorde, from one generacyon to another. Psalms 135:14 For the Lord wyll auenge hys people, & be gracyous vnto his seruauntes.
The vanity of idols.
Psalms 135:15 As for the ymages of the Heathen, they are but syluer and golde, the worcke of mens handes. Psalms 135:16 They haue mouthes, & speake not: eyes haue they, but they se not. Psalms 135:17 They haue eares, and yet they heare not, nether is there any breth in theyr mouthes. Psalms 135:18 They that make them, are lyke vnto them, and so are all they that put theyr trust in them.
An exhortation to bless God.
Psalms 135:19 Prayse the Lorde ye house of Israel, prayse the Lorde ye house of Aaron. Psalms 135:20 Prayse the Lorde ye house of Leui, ye that feare the Lorde, prayse the Lorde. Psalms 135:21 Praysed be þe Lord out of Sion, which dwelleth at Ierusalem. Halleluiah.