Hosannah to the Prince of grace

Hosannah to the Prince of grace

Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Published in 16 hymnals

Representative Text

Hosanna to the Prince of Grace;
Sion, behold thy King!
Proclaim the Son of David’s race,
And teach the babes to sing.

Hosanna to the eternal Word,
Who from the Father came;
Ascribe salvation to the Lord,
With blessings on his Name!



Source: Divine and Moral Songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children with some additional composures #HXXXIV

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 the Prince of grace
Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

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Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Hymns for Schools and Families #d200

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Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #399

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #177

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.43

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Songs, Divine and Moral #138a

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #216

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #714

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