Praise God in that bless'd place

Praise God in that bless'd place

Adapter: Francis Hopkinson
Tune: [Oh, sing unto the Lord]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Praise GOD in that bless'd Place,
From whence his Goodness flows,
In Heav'n, where he his Face
Unveil'd in Glory shows.
Praise him, for with the mighty Acts
Which he for us hath done,
Our Praise should equal run.
His Kindness this Return exacts.

2 Let the shrill Trumpet's Voice
Make Rocks his Praise resound;
Praise him with Harp's sweet Noise,
And Psaltries Silver sound.
Let graceful Virgins lead the Dance,
And sprightly Timbrels bring;
Let ev'ry warbling String,
With Organs join'd, his Praise advance.

3 Let them who Hymns compose,
To Cymbals set their Praise,
Of common Use, and those
That sound on solemn Days.
The Breath he does to them afford,
Let them who Life enjoy,
In Songs of Praise employ,
LET EV'RY CREATURE PRAISE THE LORD!

Source: The Psalms of David: with the Ten Commandments, Creed, Lord's Prayer, &c. in metre...for the use of the Reformed Protestant Dutch church of the city of New York #CL

Adapter: Francis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson; grad. College of Philadelphia with master’s degree; studied law and passed Pa. bar; opened conveyancer’s office in Philadelphia; musical and literary talent; prolific writer who frequently used pen name, A. B. LOC Name Authority Files Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise God in that bless'd place
Adapter: Francis Hopkinson
Source: Tate and Brady's New Version, "O praise the Lord in that blest place"
Language: English



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