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GLOUCESTER | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Ravenscroft's Psalter, 1621
1 PRAISE ye the Lord: with my whole heart
The Lord's praise I'll declare,
Where the assemblies of thc just
And congregations are.
2 The doings of Jehovah are
Exceeding great in might;
Sought out they are of every one
That doth therein delight.
3 His work most honourable is,
Most glorious and pure,
And his untainted righteousness
For ever doth endure.
4 His works most wondrous he hath made
Remembered still to be;
The Lord is most compassionate,
And merciful is he.
5 He giveth meat unto all those
That truly do him fear;
And evermore his covenant
He in his mind will bear.
6 He did the power of his works
Unto his people show,
When he the heathen's heritage
Upon them did bestow.
7 His hands' works all are truth and right,
All his commands are sure;
8 And, done in truth and uprightness,
They evermore endure.
9 He sent redemption to his folk,
His covenant set for aye:
Holy and reverend is his name,
To be adored alway.
10 Wisdom's beginning is God's fear:
And wise in heart are they
Who his most holy precepts keep:
His praise endures for aye.
OTHER HYMNS with the SAME TUNE:
Psalm 28 - 1st Version · To thee I'll cry, O Lord, my rock;
1 ¬∂ Praise ye the LORD. I will praise the LORD with my whole heart, in the assembly of the upright, and in the congregation.
2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
3 His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
4 He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
5 He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
6 ¬∂ He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
7 The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
8 They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.
9 He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.