Upon the hills of holiness

Upon the hills of holiness

Tune: ST. GREGORY (Wainwright)
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Upon the hills of holiness
he his foundation sets.
2 God, more than Jacob’s dwellings all,
delights in Sion’s gates.

3 Things glorious are said of thee,
thou city of the Lord.
4 Rahab and Babel I, to those
that know me, will record:

Behold ev’n Tyrus, and with it
the land of Palestine,
And likewise Ethiopia;
this man was born therein.

5 And it of Sion shall be said,
This man and that man there
Was born; and he that is most High
himself shall stablish her.

6 When God the people writes, he’ll count
that this man born was there.
7 There be that sing and play; and all
my well-springs in thee are.



Source: Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P93

Text Information

First Line: Upon the hills of holiness
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P87

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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