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Praise God, You Angel Hosts Above

Praise God, you angel hosts above

Tune: WINCHESTER OLD
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Praise God, you angel hosts above,
who stand in heaven's light;
and praise the Lord, you saints below,
who in God's praise delight.

2 By all his creatures let his name
be honored and adored;
let all that breathe in praise unite
to glorify the Lord.

Text Information

First Line: Praise God, you angel hosts above
Title: Praise God, You Angel Hosts Above
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Psalter, 1912, alt.
Language: English

Notes

Scripture References:
st. 1 = Ps. 150:1
st. 2 = Ps. 150:6

This summary of Psalm 150 was adapted from a text first found in the 1912 Psalter. Like the psalm, "Praise God" invites the angels above, saints below, and all creation to glorify the Lord.

Liturgical Use:
As a doxology–Psalm 150 is the great doxology of the entire book of Psalms.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook

Tune

WINCHESTER OLD

WINCHESTER OLD is a famous common-meter psalm tune, presumably arranged by George Kirbye (b. Suffolk, England, c. 1560; d. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, 1634) from a melody in Christopher Tye's Acts of the Apostles and published in T. Este's The Whole Book of Psalmes (1592) set to Psalm 84. Ki…

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Media

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #628
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
With Heart and Voice: songs for all God's children #153
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)

Instances

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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #628

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With Heart and Voice #153

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