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Hosannah to our conquering King!

Hosannah to our conquering King!

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: MELROSE (51535)
Published in 41 hymnals

Representative Text

Hosannah to our conquering King!
The prince of darkness flies;
His troops rush headlong down to hell,
Like lightning from the skies.

There, bound in chains, the lions roar,
And fright the rescued sheep;
But heavy bars confine their power
And malice to the deep.

Hosannah to our conquering King!
All hail, incarnate love!
Ten thousand songs and glories wait
To crown thy head above.

Thy victories and thy deathless fame
Through the wide world shall run,
And everlasting ages sing
The triumphs thou hast won.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.89

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hosannah to our conquering King!
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Instances (1 - 41 of 41)

A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d290

Cantica Laudis #d115

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d419

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Church Poetry #137

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Church Psalmist #572

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Church Psalmist #572

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Church Psalmist #572

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Church Psalmody #H516

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Church Psalmody #516

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Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books #II.LXXXIX

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #516

Melodies of the Church #d396

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #277

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d326

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #II.89

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Psalms and Hymns #574

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #29

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #355

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Seamen's Hymns #572

Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d255

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Social Psalmist #572

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #274

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Songs of Praise #91

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The Baptist Hymn Book #950

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The Christian Hymn Book #243

The Christian Hymnal #d267

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The Christian hymnal #396

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1119

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The Columbian Repository #593

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The Congregational Hymn Book #272

The Praise #d103

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #716

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The Psalms of David #II.LXXXIX

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #B89

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The Reformed Methodist Pocket Hymnal #II.180

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #64a

Union Hymns #d171

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Zion's Refreshing Showers #91c

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