Scripture Verse

O praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise Him, all ye people. Psalm 117:1

Introduction

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Isaac Watts
(1674–1748)

Words: Is­aac Watts, The Psalms of Da­vid 1719. Praise to God from all na­tions.

Music: New Bri­tain, in the Vir­gin­ia Har­mo­ny, by James P. Car­rell & Da­vid S. Clay­ton (Win­ches­ter, Vir­gin­ia: 1831) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Lyrics

O all ye nations, praise the Lord,
Each with a different tongue;
In every language learn His Word,
And let His name be sung.

His mercy reigns thro’ every land,
Proclaim His grace abroad;
For ever firm His truth shall stand;
Praise ye the faithful God.