Be Thou Exalted

Be thou exalted forever and ever

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Be Thou exalted, forever and ever]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. Be Thou exalted, forever and ever,
God of eternity, Ancient of Days!
Wondrous in majesty, perfect in wisdom,
Glorious in holiness, fearful in praise.

Refrain
Be Thou exalted by seraphs and angels,
Be Thou exalted with harp and with song;
Saints in their anthems of rapture adore Thee,
Martyrs the loud hallelujahs prolong.

2. Be Thou exalted, O Son of the Highest!
Gracious Redeemer, our Savior and King!
One with the Father, co-equal in glory,
Here at Thy footstool our homage we bring. [Refrain]

3. Be Thou exalted, O Spirit eternal!
Dwell in our hearts, keep us holy within;
Lead to Thy home in the life everlasting,
Open its portals and welcome us in. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #665

Author: Fanny Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Be thou exalted forever and ever
Title: Be Thou Exalted
Author: Fanny Crosby
Meter: 11.11.11.10 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Be thou exalted by seraphs and angels
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #665
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Praise y Adoración #82a

Rejoice Hymns #57

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The Cyber Hymnal #665

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