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Psalm 149 - 1st Version
DUNFERMLINE | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Melody from Scottish Psalter, 1615
1 PRAISE ye the Lord: unto him sing
A new song, and his praise
In the assembly of his saints
In sweet psalms do ye raise.
2 Let Israel in his Maker joy,
And to him praises sing:
Let all that Zion's children are
Be joyful in their King.
3 O let them unto his great name
Give praises in the dance;
Let them with timbrel and with harp
In songs his praise advance.
4 For God doth pleasure take in those
That his own people be;
And he with his salvation sure
The meek will beautify.
5 And in his glory excellent
Let all his saints rejoice:
Let them to him upon their beds
Aloud lift up their voice.
6 Let in their mouth aloft be raised
The high praise of the Lord,
And let them have in their right hand
A sharp two-edged sword;
7 To execute the vengeance due
Upon the heathen all,
And make deserved punishment
Upon the people fall;
8 With chains as prisoners to bind
Their kings that them command;
Yea, and with iron fetters strong,
The nobles of their land.
9 On them the judgment to perform
Found written in his word:
An honour this to all his saints.
O do ye praise the Lord.
OTHER HYMNS with the SAME TUNE:
Psalm 106 · GIVE praise and thanks unto the Lord,
1 ¬∂ Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
6 ¬∂ Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;
7 To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
8 To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
9 To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.