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Songs of immortal praise belong

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The songs of all our praise belong
to you, Almighty God;
I give my heart, I give my tongue,
to spread your name abroad.
How great the works your hands have wrought!
How glorious in our sight!
The wise in every age have sought
your wonders with delight.

How most exact is nature's frame!
how wise th' Eternal Mind!
Your counsels need not change the scheme
that your first thoughts designed.
All nature, time, and earth, and skies,
proclaim your heavenly skill;
we need your truth to make us wise,
obedient, to your will.

God, You redeem your chosen ones;
your covenant is strong.
The orders that your lips pronounce
will keep us free from wrong.
Your Son, the great Redeemer, came
with ways both just and pure;
and holy, reverent is his name;
he makes our path secure.


Source: In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #65

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Songs of immortal praise belong
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English

Tune

DURROW

DURROW was originally a traditional Irish folk melody associated with "Captain Thomson," a sea song from Ireland's Limerick region (Durrow is the name of a town in Ireland between Port Laoise and Kilkenny). The tune first appeared as a hymn tune in the Church Hymnary of 1927. The harmonization by Wi…

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #11

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Churches #41

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A Collection of Hymns and a Liturgy #41

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A Collection of Hymns and A Liturgy #41

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A Collection of Hymns and Prayers, for Public and Private Worship #10

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #56

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #111

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #162

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #118

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #303

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #90

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #734

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A Selection of Hymns & Psalms #14

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, Embracing all the Varieties of Subjects #H11

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #90

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #90

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American Lutheran Hymnal #154

Book of Hymns for the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States #d230

Cantica Laudis #d257

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Church Book #70

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Church Book #70

Church Hymn Book . 3rd ed. #d438

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Church Hymn Book #P.CXI.I

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d932

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #17

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Church Psalmist #P111a

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Church Psalmist #P111a

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Church Psalmist #P111a

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Church Psalmody #P111.1

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Church Psalmody #P111a

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Church Psalmody #108

Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d252

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David, corrected and enlarged, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (2nd ed.) #209b

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Doctor Watts's imitation of the Psalms of David, to which is added a collection of hymns; the whole applied to the state of the Christian Church in general (3rd ed.) #197

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #209b

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #197

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #CXIa

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Dr. Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #242b

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d403

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #61

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #327

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #166

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #166

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d303

Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d371

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Hymns for Public Worship #251

Hymns for the Hospital Chapel, Worcester #d194

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #84

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #20

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Hymns, Selected and Original, for Public and Private Worship #27

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Hymns, Selected and Original #27

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Hymns #27

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Hymns #27

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Hymns #27

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Hymns #27

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In Melody and Songs #65

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P111a

Melodies of the Church #d893

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #30

Parish Psalmody #d727

Parish Psalmody #d741

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d723

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d856

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.243

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #P111.1

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P111.1

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Psalms and Hymns #P111a

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Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America #111a

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Sacred Poetry #38

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The Chapel hymn book, with tunes #103

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The Choir #116a

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The Christian Church Hymnal #26

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The Christian Hymn Book #37

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The Christian Psalmist #P111a

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P111a

The Christian Psalter #d484

The Church and School #d187

The Church Hymn Book #d487

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The Columbian Repository #259

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The Harp #16

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The Lexington Collection #195

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