God's temple crowns the holy mount

God's temple crowns the holy mount

Published in 17 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 God's temple crowns the holy mount,
The Lord there condescends to dwell:
His Sion's gates, in His account,
Our Israel's fairest tents excel:
Yea, glorious things of thee we sing,
O city of th' Almighty King!

2 O honour'd Sion we aver,
Illustrious throngs from her proceed;
The Almighty shall establish her,
And shall enroll her holy seed;
Yea, for His people He shall count
The children of His favour'd mount.

3 He'll Sion find with numbers fill'd
Who celebrate his matchless praise;
Who, here in hallelujahs skill'd,
In heaven their harps ahd hymns shall raise:
O Sion, seat of Israel's King,
Be mine to drink thy living spring!



Source: Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #193

Text Information

First Line: God's temple crowns the holy mount
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[No change of times shall ever move]


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CREATION (Haydn)

The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…

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A Collection of Sacred Song #79(P66)

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A Collection of Sacred Song #79(P66)

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #LXXXVII

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A New Version of the Psalms of David #178a

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Harmonia Americana #30

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Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #193

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Hymnal #193

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Hymnal #193

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Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre #66

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The Church Hymnal with Canticles #193

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The Church Hymnal #259

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The Columbian Repository #733

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The Hymnal #193

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The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book #S66

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The Psalms of David #LXXXVII

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The Whole Book of Psalms #LXXXVII

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