The psalmist exhorteth the celestial,
Psalms 148:1 Prayse the euerlastyng. O prayse the Lorde of heauen, prayse hym in the heygth. Psalms 148:2 Prayse hym all ye aungels of hys, prayse hym all hys hoost. Psalms 148:3 Prayse hym Sunne and Moone, prayse hym all ye starres and light. Psalms 148:4 Prayse hym all ye heauens, and ye waters that be vnder the heauens. Psalms 148:5 Let them prayse the name of the Lorde, for he commaunded, and they were made. Psalms 148:6 He hath made them fast for euer and euer, he hath geuen them a lawe whiche shall not be broken.
Psalms 148:7 Prayse the Lord vpon earth, ye whalfysshes, and al depes. Psalms 148:8 Fyre and hayle, snow and vapors, wynde and storme, fulfillynge his worde. Psalms 148:9 Mountaynes and al hilles, fruteful trees and all Cedres. Psalms 148:10 Beastes and cattel, wormes and fethered foules.
and the rational creatures to praise God.
Psalms 148:11 Kynges of the earth and all people, Prynces and iudges of the worlde. Psalms 148:12 Yonge men and maydens, olde men and chyldren: Psalms 148:13 let them prayse the name of þe Lord, for his name only is excellent, and his prayse aboue heauen and earth. Psalms 148:14 He exalteth the horne of his people, all hys saynctes shall prayse hym, the chyldren of Israell, euen the people that serueth him. Prayse the euerlastyng.