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Strike the Chord of Praise

Praise the Lord, who reigneth on high

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Praise the Lord, who reigneth on high]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Praise the Lord, who reigneth on high;
Strike the chord of praise, earth and sky;
All hail, O King of kings!

All hail, O King!
Through the ages appointed,
Thy praise we sing!
Mighty Saviour, God’s Anointed,
Our Redeemer so strong,
Unto Thee be our song;
All hail, our Saviour, the wonderful King!
Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
All hail the King,
The King of kings forevermore.

2 Praise the Lord, our Saviour Divine!
From His Word, salvation will shine;
All hail, O King of kings! [Refrain]

3 Praise the Lord, with heart, life and voice,
Swell the chord and in Jesus rejoice;
All hail, O King of kings! [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #110

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise the Lord, who reigneth on high
Title: Strike the Chord of Praise
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: All hail, O King
Publication Date: 1917
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Choir Gems, No.2 #d51

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Gloria in Excelsis #119

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Jubilate #110

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