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Praise the LORD, to God Give Praises

Praise the LORD, to God give praises

Tune: HELMSLEY
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Praise the LORD, to God give praises;
praise him in his holy place.
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,
he is excellent and great.
Praise him in his mighty heavens;
for his mighty deeds give praise.
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,
he is excellent and great.

2 Praise with harp and lyre and trumpet;
praise from strings and pipes be poured.
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,
he is excellent and great.
Praise with tambourine and dancing;
with loud cymbals, praise accord.
Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,
all with breath, O praise the LORD.

Source: Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #150F

Text Information

First Line: Praise the LORD, to God give praises
Title: Praise the LORD, to God Give Praises
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.4.4.7
Notes: Words: Psalm 150, alt.

Tune

HELMSLEY

John Wesley attributed the tune HELMSLEY to Thomas Olivers in Wesley's 1765 Sacred Melodies with his brother's text of "Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending." However, Olivers is said to have heard the tune on the street somewhere. Since the first line resembles a tune by violinist and composer Thoma…

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Psalms for All Seasons #150F

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