From All That Dwell below the Skies

Author: Isaac Watts

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1. From all that dwell below the skies,
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1. From all that dwell below the skies,
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Let the creator’s praise arise;
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Let the Creator’s praise arise;
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Let the Redeemer’s name be sung,
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Let the Redeemer’s name be sung
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Through every land, by every tongue.
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Through ev’ry land, by ev’ry tongue.
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2. In every land begin the song.
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2. In ev’ry land begin the song;
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To every land the strains belong;
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To ev’ry land the strains belong.
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In cheerful sounds all voices raise
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In cheerful sounds all voices raise
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And fill the world with loudest praise.
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And fill the world with loudest praise.
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3. Your lofty themes, ye mortals, bring;
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3. Your lofty themes, ye mortals, bring;
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In songs of praise divinely sing.
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In songs of praise divinely sing.
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The great salvation loud proclaim,
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The great salvation loud proclaim,
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And shout for joy the Savior’s name.
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And shout for joy the Savior’s name.
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4. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord;
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4. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord;
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Eternal truth attends thy word:
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Eternal truth attends thy word.
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Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore,
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Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore,
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Till suns shall rise and set no more.
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Till suns shall rise and set no more.
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The text of this song is in public domain (originally published before 1927, or published before 1964 and not renewed).