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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!
Translator (into Inuktitut): Benjamin T. Arreak (1947-)
Author: Reginald Heber (1783-1826)
Translator (into Plains Cree): John Alexander Mackay (1838-1923)
Translator (from Eastern Cree into Naskapi): Joseph Guanish (1931-)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Exodus 3:1-15; Exodus 19:9-25; Exodus 24:12-18; Exodus 40:16-38; Isaiah 6:1-8; Revelation 4:1-11
Topic: MORNING; Adoration; Trinity
Language: English; Inuktitut; Naskapi; Plains Cree
Notes: Guanish's Naskapi translation is based on the Eastern Cree translation by the Walton's
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
Tune Information
Name: NICAEA
Composer (descant): Godfrey Hewitt (1909-)
Composer: John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Copyright: Descant © Godfrey Hewitt



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