Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah

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Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, From the heavens praise God's name

Tune: PRAISE JEHOVAH
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1 Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah,
from the heavens praise God’s name!
Praise the Lord, our great creator;
all you angels, praise proclaim.
All you hosts, together praising,
sun and moon and stars on high.
Praise the Lord, O heav’ns of heavens,
and the floods above the sky.

Refrain:
God, we praise you, hallelujah,
for your name alone is high.
And your glory is exalted,
and your glory is exalted,
and your glory is exalted,
far above the earth and sky!

2 Let them praise the Lord creator;
they were made at God’s command,
who established them forever,
whose decree shall ever stand.
From the earth, O praise your maker,
raging seas, you creatures all,
fire and hail and snow and vapors,
stormy winds that hear the call. [Refrain]

3 All you fruitful trees and cedars,
ev’ry hill and mountain high,
creeping things and beasts and cattle,
birds that in the heavens fly,
crowns of earth from ev’ry nation,
rulers great, earth’s judges all;
praise together, all you people,
aged ones and children small. [Refrain]

Source: Voices Together #95

Tune

PRAISE JEHOVAH

PRAISE JEHOVAH was composed by William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) and joined in the 1890s to this versification of Psalm 148, with the original seventh stanza becoming the refrain. The tune was published with an 1899 copyright date in Life Songs, a 1916 public…

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Psalms for All Seasons #148C

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Voices Together #95

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