View Psalms 148 in the note window.
An exhortation to all creatures in heaven and earth, man especially,
to praise God, ver. 1 - 14.
4: Heavens of heavens - Ye highest heavens, the place of God's throne.
Waters - Ye clouds which are above a part of the heavens.
6: Established - He hath made them constant and incorruptible, not
changeable, as the things of the lower world. A decree - Concerning their
7: Dragons - Either serpents, which hide in the deep caverns of the
earth; or whales, and other sea - monsters, which dwell in the depths of
8: Fire - Lightnings and other fireworks of the air. Vapour - Or,
fumes: hot exhalations. Fulfilling his word - Executing his commands,
either for the comfort or punishment of the inhabitants of the earth.
13: Above - Above all the glories which are in earth and in heaven.
14: The horn - In scripture commonly denotes strength, victory,
glory, and felicity.