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Hallelujah, Praise the Lord!

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1. Hallelujah, praise the Lord!
From the heav’ns and heights, give praise.
All angels too, stars and sun and moon,
The name of the Lord, come and praise.
For He created all, and He set them in their place.
He gave command that will ever stand.
The name of the Lord now be praised.

2. Hallelujah, praise the Lord!
From the earth and sea, give praise.
Hail, clouds, and snow, stormy winds that blow,
The name of the Lord, come and praise.
You mountains and all hills, trees and an’mals, great and small,
Both wild and tame, let them praise His name,
For it is exalted o’er all.

3. Hallelujah, praise the Lord!
Kings and rulers all, give praise.
Old men and youth, women, children too,
The name of the Lord, come and praise.
His name’s exalted high, and His splendor’s o’er the earth.
Those close to Him always blessed have been.
Come praise the Lord, tell of His worth.

Author: Susan H. Peterson

Born: Oc­to­ber 17, 1950, Port An­ge­les, Wash­ing­ton. Died: Ju­ly 23, 2004, Per­al­ta, New Mex­i­co. Susan was the se­cond of two girls in the fam­i­ly. Her fa­ther worked for the Na­tion­al Park Ser­vice, so Su­san en­joyed grow­ing up in Na­tion­al Parks and His­tor­ic Sites across Amer­i­ca. She did her un­der­grad­u­ate work at Stan­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty and earned a BS in ma­the­ma­tics in 1972. The next year she took a one-year grad­u­ate pro­gram at Mult­no­mah School of the Bi­ble in Port­land, Or­e­gon, and re­ceived a Cer­tif­i­cate of Bi­ble up­on com­ple­tion. She de­cid­ed not to pur­sue a ca­reer in com­put­er sci­ence, as she had orig­in­al­ly in… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hallelujah, praise the Lord, From the heavens and heights, give praise (Peterson)
Title: Hallelujah, Praise the Lord!
Author: Susan H. Peterson (1999)
Meter: 6.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Released into the public domain

Tune

TERRA BEATA

TERRA BEATA was originally a traditional English folk tune, a variant of which, entitled RUSPER, appeared in The English Hymnal in 1906. Franklin L. Sheppard (b. Philadelphia, PA, 1852; d. Germantown, PA, 1930) arranged the tune for Babcock's text and published it in the Presbyterian church school h…

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The Cyber Hymnal #2144
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