An exhortation to praise God for his mercy,
Psalms 135:1 Praise ye Yah, Praise ye the Name of Yahweh, Praise, O ye servants of Yahweh; Psalms 135:2 Who stand In the house of Yahweh, In the courts of the house of our God. Psalms 135:3 Praise ye Yah, For good is Yahweh, Sing praises to his Name, For it is full of delight; Psalms 135:4 For, Jacob, hath Yah chosen for himself, Israel, for his own treasure.
for his power,
Psalms 135:5 For, I, know that great is Yahweh, yea, our Lord, is beyond all gods. Psalms 135:6 Whatsoever Yahweh hath pleased, he hath done,in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas, and all resounding deeps: Psalms 135:7 Causing vapours to ascend from the end of the earth,Lightnings for the rain, hath he made, bringing forth wind out of his treasuries.
for his judgments.
Psalms 135:8 Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man, and of beast; Psalms 135:9 Sent signs and wonders into thy midst, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his servants. Psalms 135:10 Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings: Psalms 135:11 Sihon, king of the Amorites, and Og, king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan; Psalms 135:12 And gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to Israel his people. Psalms 135:13 O Yahweh! thy Name, is age-abiding,O Yahweh! thy memorial, is to generation after generation. Psalms 135:14 For Yahweh will vindicate his people,and, on his servants, have compassion.
The vanity of idols.
Psalms 135:15 The idols of the nations, are silver and gold, the work of the hands of men: Psalms 135:16 A mouth, have they, but they speak not, Eyes, have they, but they see not; Psalms 135:17 Ears, have they, but they hear not, Nose,there is no breath in their mouth. Psalms 135:18 Like unto them, shall be they who make them, every one who trusteth in them.
An exhortation to bless God.
Psalms 135:19 O house of Israel! bless Yahweh, O house of Aaron! bless Yahweh; Psalms 135:20 O house of Levi! bless Yahweh, Ye that revere Yahweh! bless Yahweh. Psalms 135:21 Blessed be Yahweh out of Zion, Who inhabiteth Jerusalem, Praise ye Yah!