1 O all ye nations of the earth
give praise unto the Lord;
and all ye people magnify
his name with one accord.
2 For great to us-ward ever are
his ruth endures for evermore.
the Lord O do ye bless.
Rippon credited this tune to "Rev. F. J. Grigg (d. 1768). This may refer to Joseph Grigg who died in 1768. However, it is also possible the tune was composed by Jacob Grigg, who was born in 1769 and was a fellow student with John Rippon at the Bristol Baptist College. It is also credited to Thomas G…