Loud to the prince of heav'n,
Your cheerful voices raise,
To him your vows be giv'n,
And fill his courts with praise.
With conscious worth,
And clad in arms,
All bright in charms
He sallies forth.
Harmonia Americana, 1791
Loud to the Prince of heaven. P. Doddridge. [Christ Triumphant.] First published in J. Orton's edition of Doddridge's (posthumous) Hymns, &c, 1755, No. 41, in 5 stanzas of 8 lines, and headed "The Triumph of Christ in the cause of Truth, Meekness, and Kighteousness." It was also repeated in J. D. Humphreys's edition of the same, 1839, No. 52. In its original form it is found in a few collections, but its most popular form, and that which is in extensive use in Great Britain and America, begins with stanza ii., "Gird on Thy conquering sword."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Instances (1 - 8 of 8)||Title||First Line||Tune||Tune Key||Author||Meter||Scripture||Date||Subject||Source|
|Appendix, Containing a Number of Hymns Taken Chiefly from Dr. Watts's Scriptural Collection #CI||Loud to the Prince of Heav'n||Loud to the Prince of Heav'n||Psalm 45:3-4||1765|
|Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #85b||Loud to the prince of heav'n||Loud to the prince of heav'n||ULM||Dr. Doddridge||1791|
|Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d294||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Philip Doddridge||1817|
|Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d293||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Philip Doddridge||1812|
|Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CLXIII||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Philip Doddridge||1795|
|The Christian Psalter #d325||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Philip Doddridge||1841|
|The Universalist Hymn Book: a New Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies. 4th ed. #d285||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Philip Doddridge||1828|
|The Universalist Hymn-Book: a new collection of psalms and hymns, for the use of Universalist Societies (Stereotype ed.) #369||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Loud to the Prince of Heaven||Doddridge||1836|