A Summons to Praise

Representative Text

1 Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
In His temple God be praised;
In the high and heav'nly places
Be the sounding anthem raised.

2 Hallelujah! Praise Jehovah
For His mighty acts of fame;
Excellent His might and greatness;
Fitting praises then proclaim.

3 Hallelujah! Praise Jehovah
With the trumpet's joyful sound;
Praise with harp and praise with viol,
Let His glorious praise abound.

4 Hallelujah! Praise Jehovah,
With the flute His praises sing;
Praise Him with the clanging cymbals,
Let them with His praises ring.

5 Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
All that breathe, Jehovah praise;
Let the voices God hath given
Joyful anthems to Him raise.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! In His temple God be praised
Title: A Summons to Praise
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: English

Tune

WELLESLEY (Tourjee)


ALLELUIA (Lowe)


SICILIAN MARINERS

SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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The Cyber Hymnal #2117
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The Cyber Hymnal #2117

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #10

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