Hallelujah, best and sweetest

Hallelujah, best and sweetest

Published in 6 hymnals

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Hallelujah! best and sweetest
Of the hymns of praise above;
Hallelujah! thou repeatest,
Angel-host, these notes of love;
This ye utter,
While your golden harps ye move.

Hallelujah! strains of gladness
Comfort not the faint and worn;
Hallelujah! sounds of sadness
Best become the heart forlorn:
Our offences
We with bitter tears must mourn.

But our earnest supplication,
Holy God! we raise to Thee;
Visit us with Thy salvation,
Make us all Thy peace to see!
Hallelujah!
Ours at length this strain shall be.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #498

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #498

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #498

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