O all ye nations, praise the Lord

O all ye nations, praise the Lord, Each with a different tongue

Author: Isaac Watts
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Let every nation praise you, Lord,
each with its different tongue;
in every language learn your word,
and let your name be sung.

Let our unceasing songs now show
the mercies of our Lord;
and make succeeding ages know
how faithful is your word.

Your mercy reigns through every land;
your grace is spread abroad;
forever firm, your truth shall stand.
We’ll praise our faithful God!


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #68

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 >

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First Line: O all ye nations, praise the Lord, Each with a different tongue
Title: O all ye nations, praise the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: The Psalms of David, 1719
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #68

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