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Psalm 148 - 2nd Version
ST. JOHN | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
William H. Havergal, 1793-1870
1 FROM heaven the Lord confess,
In heights his glory raise.
2 Him let all angels bless,
Him all his armies praise.
3 Him glorify Sun, moon, and stars;
4 Ye higher spheres,
And cloudy sky.
5 Jehovah gave you birth,
Him therefore glorious make;
To being ye came forth,
When he the word but spake.
6 And from that place
Where fixed you be
By his decree,
You cannot pass.
7 Praise him from earth below,
Ye dragons, and ye deeps:
8 Fire, hail, clouds, wind, and snow
Which in command he keeps.
9 Praise ye his name,
Hills great and small,
Trees low and tall,
10 Beasts wild and tame.
All things that creep or fly,
11 Kings, tribes of every tongue,
All princes mean or high,
12 Both men and virgins young;
Even young and old,
13 Exalt his name;
For much his fame
Should be extolled.
Jehovah's name be praised
Above both earth and sky;
14 For he his saints hath raised,
And set their horn on high:
Even those that be
Of Israel's race,
Near to his grace
The Lord praise ye.
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Rejoice, the Lord Is King Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
1 ¬∂ Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the LORD from the heavens: praise him in the heights.
2 Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts.
3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
4 Praise him, ye heavens of heavens, and ye waters that be above the heavens.
5 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
6 He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.
7 ¬∂ Praise the LORD from the earth, ye dragons, and all deeps:
8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:
9 Mountains, and all hills; fruitful trees, and all cedars:
10 Beasts, and all cattle; creeping things, and flying fowl:
11 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth:
12 Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children:
13 Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
14 He also exalteth the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise ye the LORD.