1. Clap hands, all people, shout to God;
With voice of triumph to him sing;
2. For God, most high, is terrible;
O'er all the earth, he's a great King.
3. He makes the people to submit;
And nations at our feet couch down
4. Our heritage, for us, he chose;
His loved Jacob's glorious drown.
5. God is ascended with a shout;
Jehovah with the trumpet's lays.
6. Sing praises to our God, praise sing;
Sing praises to our King, sing praise.
7. For God, of all the earth, is King;
Your deepest skill in praise be shown.
8. God reigneth over heathen lands;
God sits upon his holy throne.
9. Princes of nations freely join,
To serve the God of Abraham;
For shields of the earth to God belong,
Exalted greatly is his name.
John Barnard, born in Boston, Nov. 6, 1681; in 1752 made a version of psalms with the music; settled at Marblehead; introduced new music ther; died Jan 14, 1770, aged 89.
A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876
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