Scripture Verse

Praise ye the Lord. Praise God in His sanctuary: praise him in the firmament of His power. Psalm 150:1


Words: From The Psal­ter (Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia: Unit­ed Pres­by­ter­ian Board of Pub­li­ca­tion, 1912), num­ber 409.

Music: Well­es­ley Liz­zie Tour­jée, 1878 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Tour­jée (head & shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els),


Hallelujah! Hal­le­lu­jah!
In His tem­ple God be praised;
In the high and hea­ven­ly plac­es
Be the sound­ing an­them raised.

Hallelujah! Praise Je­ho­vah
For His migh­ty acts of fame;
Excellent His might and great­ness;
Fitting prais­es then pro­claim.

Hallelujah! Praise Je­ho­vah
With the trum­pet’s joy­ful sound;
Praise with harp and praise with vi­ol,
Let His glo­ri­ous praise abound.

Hallelujah! Praise Je­ho­vah,
With the flute His prais­es sing;
Praise Him with the clang­ing cym­bals,
Let them with His prais­es ring.

Hallelujah! Hal­le­lu­jah!
All that breathe, Je­ho­vah praise;
Let the voic­es God has giv­en
Joyful an­thems to Him raise.