Text:Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!
Author:Reginald Heber (1783-1826)
Translator (from Eastern Cree into Naskapi):Joseph Guanish (1931-)
Translator (into Inuktitut):Benjamin T. Arreak (1947-)
Translator (into Plains Cree):John Alexander Mackay (1838-1923)
Composer:John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876)
Composer (descant):Godfrey Hewitt (1909-)

1. Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!

1 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee:
holy, holy, holy, merciful and mighty,
God in three persons, blessed Trinity!

2 Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee,
casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea;
cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee,
which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be.

3 Holy, holy, holy! though the darkness hide thee,
though our sinful human gaze thy glory may not see,
only thou art holy; there is none beside thee,
perfect in power, in love, and purity.

4 Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty!
All thy works shall praise thy name in earth and sky and sea;
holy, holy, holy, merciful and mighty,
God in three Persons, blessed Trinity.

Text Information
First Line: Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty!
Title: Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty!
Author: Reginald Heber (1783-1826) (alt.)
Translator (into Plains Cree): John Alexander Mackay (1838-1923)
Translator (from Eastern Cree into Naskapi): Joseph Guanish (1931-)
Translator (into Inuktitut): Benjamin T. Arreak (1947-)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English; Inuktitut; Naskapi; Plains Cree
Publication Date: 1998
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Morning; Adoration; Trinity
Copyright: Naskapi translation © Joseph Guanish. Adapt. from Eastern Cree, William Gladstone Walton (1867-1948) and Daisy Alice Spencer Walton (1873-1948) © Anglican Book Centre; Inuktitut translation © Benjamin T. Arreak
Notes: Guanish's Naskapi translation is based on the Eastern Cree translation by the Walton's
Tune Information
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876)
Composer (descant): Godfrey Hewitt (1909-)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Copyright: Descant © Godfrey Hewitt

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