Sing a New Song to the Lord God

Representative Text

1 Sing a new song to Jehovah
for the wonders he has wrought;
his right hand and arm most holy
triumph to his cause have brought.
In his love and tender mercy
he has made salvation known,
in the sight of ev'ry nation
he his righteousness has shown.

2 Truth and mercy toward his people
he has ever kept in mind,
and his full and free salvation
he has shown to all mankind.
Sing, O earth, sing, to Jehovah,
praises to Jehovah sing;
with the swelling notes of music
shout before the Lord, the King.

3 Seas with all your fullness thunder,
all earth's peoples now rejoice;
floods and hills in praise uniting,
to the Lord lift up your voice.
For, behold, the Lord is coming,
robed in justice and in might;
he alone will judge the nations,
and his judgment shall be right.

Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #98C

Text Information

First Line: Sing a new song to the Lord God, For the wonders he has wrought
Title: Sing a New Song to the Lord God
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


Scripture References:
st. 1 = Ps. 98:1-2
st. 2 = Ps. 98:3-6
st. 3 = Ps. 98:7-9

The text is a versification of Psalm 98 altered from the 1912 Psalter. For textual commentary on this psalm see PHH 98.

Liturgical Use:
Jubilant times of the church year. See also PHH 98.

--Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1988



[Sing a new song to Jehovah]

HERMON (Pilcher)

The 1912 Psalter and earlier editions of the Psalter Hymnal set this text to the tune AUSTRIAN HYMN by Franz J. Haydn. However, because of the tune's association with the Nazi regime of World War II, several North American immigrants and Jewish Christians suggested that it be removed from the hymnal…

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The Cyber Hymnal #6086
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Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #174
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