Hymnary Friends,

We don't often ask for money.

But, before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary.org going.

You are one of more than half a million people who come here every month: worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and many more. Here at Hymnary.org, you have free access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet. But this project does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue.

So if you benefit from Hymnary.org, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by sending a check to Hymnary.org at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, or you can click the Donate button below to be taken to a secure site.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary.org team,
Harry Plantinga

Happy, thrice happy they who hear

Full Text

1 Happy, thrice happy they, who hear
Thy sacred trumpet's joyful sound;
Who may at festivals appear,
With Thy most glorious presence crown'd:

2 For in Thy strength they shall advance,
Whose conquests from Thy favour spring:
The Lord of hosts is our defence,
And Israel's God our Israel's King.

Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, 1871

Text Information

First Line: Happy, thrice happy they who hear
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Publication Date: 1871
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

WARRINGTON

WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…

Go to tune page >


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal and Canticles of the Protestant Episcopal Church with Music (Gilbert & Goodrich) #503Page Scan
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America #503Text
Hymnal: according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America : Revised edition (1874) #503Page Scan
The Church Hymnal with Canticles #503Page Scan
The Hymnal: with tunes old and new #503Page Scan
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements