Praise the Lord, Each Tribe and Nation

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1 Praise the Lord, each tribe and nation,
Praise Him with a joyous heart;
Ye who know His full salvation,
Gather now from ev'ry part;
Let your voices glorify,
In His temple God on high.

2 He’s our God and our Creator,
We, His flock and chosen seed:
He, our Lord and Liberator,
Us from sin and peril freed:
And at last His flock shall rest
In the mansions of the blest.

3 Magnify Him in His portals;
In His courts His deeds proclaim;
Hither come, ye ransomed mortals,
Glorify our Saviour’s Name.
Ever kind and loving, He
Keeps His faith eternally.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal and Order of Service #289

Author: Johann Franck

Johann Franck (b. Guben, Brandenburg, Germany, 1618; d. Guben, 1677) was a law student at the University of Köningsberg and practiced law during the Thirty Years' War. He held several positions in civil service, including councillor and mayor of Guben. A significant poet, second only to Paul Gerhardt in his day, Franck wrote some 110 hymns, many of which were published by his friend Johann Crüger in various editions of the Praxis Pietatis melica. All were included in the first part of Franck’s Teutsche Gedichte bestehend im geistliche Sion (1672). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Translator: Jesper Svedberg

(no biographical information available about Jesper Svedberg.) Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise the Lord, each tribe and nation
Title: Praise the Lord, Each Tribe and Nation
Author: Johann Franck
Translator: Jesper Svedberg
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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