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I Will Exalt My God, My King (Te Exaltaré Mi Dios, Mi Rey)

I will exalt my God my King (Te exaltaré mi Dios, mi Rey)

Versifier: Casiodoro Cardenas (1979)
Tune: ECUADOR
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 I will exalt my God, my King;
I will praise your name forever.
I will exalt your name forever;
every day I’ll praise your holy name.

Refrain:
I will praise your name forever;
I will exalt your name forever.
LORD our God, you are great
and worthy of the highest praise and honor,
for your greatness is far beyond us;
every day I’ll praise your holy name.
every day I’ll praise your holy name.

2 Each generation to the next
will proclaim your works of splendor,
and celebrate your mighty deeds.
Every day I’ll praise your holy name. [Refrain]

Spanish:

1 Te exaltaré, mi Dios, mi Rey,
y bendeciré tu nombre.
Eternamente y para siempre,
cada día te bendeciré.

Refrain:
Y alabaré tu nombre
eternamente y para siempre.
Grande es Jehová y digno
de suprema alabanza;
y su grandeza es inescrutable;
cada día te bendeciré.

2 Generación a generación
celebrará tus obras
y anunciará tus poderosos hechos;
cada día te bendeciré. [Refrain]


Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #37

Versifier: Casiodoro Cardenas

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Notes

Scripture References: st. = Ps. 145:1-3 Casiodoro Cardenas, an Ecuadoran, based this song on Psalm 145: 1-3. The English translation of the text includes work in 1985 by Frank Sawyer (PHH 250) and in 1986 by Bert Polman (PHH 37). "Te Exaltaré" was published in Ecuador in 1975 in Tiempo de Cantar (vol. 2) and in the United States in Celebremos I (1979), a collection of Hispanic songs produced by the United Methodist Church. See PHH 145 for textual commentary on Psalm 145. Liturgical Use: At the beginning of worship as an entrance psalm of praise, at the offering as a psalm of dedication, or at the conclusion as a psalm of commitment to honor the Lord. See also PHH 145. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

ECUADOR

ECUADOR, composed by Cardenas, consists of four musical phrases repeated and combined in various ways. The tune was arranged by Raquel Mora Martinez (b. Allende, Coahuila, Mexico, 1940) for Celebremos; she served on the editorial committee that prepared that collection of Hispanic songs and also sup…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
Text InfoTextAudio

Glory to God #622

TextAudio

Lift Up Your Hearts #37

Text

Psalms for All Seasons #145C

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #186

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Renew! Songs & Hymns for Blended Worship #78

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Sing With Me #34

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Sing! A New Creation #27

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Songs for Life #26

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