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A Song of Praise

In God's own house pronounce his praise

Author: Isaac Watts
Tune: MEAR
Published in 79 hymnals

Representative Text

In God's own house pronounce his praise,
His grace he there reveals;
To heav'n your joy and wonder raise,
For there his glory dwells.

Let all your sacred passions move,
While you rehearse his deeds;
But the great work of saving love
Your highest praise exceeds.

All that have motion, life, and breath,
Proclaim your Maker blest;
Yet, when my voice expires in death,
My soul shall praise him best.



Source: The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #452

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 >

Text Information

First Line: In God's own house pronounce his praise
Title: A Song of Praise
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 79 of 79)

A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d361

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A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors #367

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the use of Universalist Societies and Families (13th ed.) #54

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Universalist Societies and Families 16ed. #54

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #302

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #383

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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns #A40

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American Psalmody #109b

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d443

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Church Hymn Book #P.CL

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d493

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Church Melodies #53

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Church music #LXX

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #971

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Church Psalmist #P150a

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Church Psalmist #P150a

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Church Psalmist #P150a

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Church Psalmody #P150.3

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Church Psalmody #P150c

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Church Psalmody #164

Cole's Pocket Edition of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Containing Most of the Tunes Used in Different Churches #d61

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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.) #285a

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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.) #268a

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #285a

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Doctor Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #268a

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

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Dr. Watts's Imitation of the Psalms of David #334

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #324

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #324

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Hymns for Christian Melody #569

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #P150c

Melodies of the Church #d466

Musica Sacra; or Springfield and Utica Collections United #d57

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Musica Sacra #81

Parish Psalmody #d339

Parish Psalmody #d349

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Plymouth Collection #a33

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #33

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d373

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d379

Psalms and Hymns for Public worship, Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts ... #d391

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d363

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Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #Ps.339

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #P150.1

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P150.1

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Psalms and Hymns #P150c

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Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America #150

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Psalms, carefully suited to the Christian worship in the United States of America #313

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Selah #122a

Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #150a

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #33

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The Baptist Praise Book #61

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d79

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P150a

The Christian Psalter #d260

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The Columbian Repository #366

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The Congregational Hymn Book #378

The Knoxville Harmony of Music Made Easy #d46

The Modern Psalmist #d132

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The Musical Olio #54

The New Harp of Columbia #d45

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The New Harp of Columbia #14

The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #14

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The New York Choralist #129

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The Psalmody #69

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #452

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The Psalms of David #CL

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The Psalms of David #P150

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The Psalms of David #280

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #150

The Sacred Lyre #d38

The Songs of Zion #d89

The Songs of Zion #d88

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The Vocal Companion #113

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