Scripture Verse

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for He commanded and they were created. Psalm 148:5


Stopford A. Brooke (1832–1916)

Words: Stop­ford A. Brooke, Chris­tian Hymns 1881.

Music: Llan­fair Ro­bert Will­iams, 1817. Har­mo­ny by John Ro­berts, 1837 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

John Roberts (1822–1877)


Let the whole cre­ation cry: Al­le­lu­ia!
Glory to the Lord on high! Al­le­lu­ia!
Heav’n and earth, awake and sing: Al­le­lu­ia!
God is good and there­fore king! Al­le­lu­ia!

Praise Him, all ye hosts above, Al­le­lu­ia!
Ever bright and fair in love, Al­le­lu­ia!
Sun and moon, lift up your voice, Al­le­lu­ia!
Night and stars in God re­joice, Al­le­lu­ia!

Warriors figh­ting for the Lord, Al­le­lu­ia!
Prophets burn­ing with His Word, Al­le­lu­ia!
Those to whom the arts be­long, Al­le­lu­ia!
Add their voic­es to the song, Al­le­lu­ia!

Kings of know­ledge and of law, Al­le­lu­ia!
To the glo­ri­ous cir­cle draw, Al­le­lu­ia!
All who work and all who wait, Al­le­lu­ia!
Sing, The Lord is good and great! Al­le­lu­ia!

Men and wo­men, young and old, Al­le­lu­ia!
Raise the an­them ma­ni­fold, Al­le­lu­ia!
And let child­ren’s hap­py hearts, Al­le­lu­ia!
In this wor­ship bear their parts, Al­le­lu­ia!

From the north to south­ern pole, Al­le­lu­ia!
Let the migh­ty cho­rus roll, Al­le­lu­ia!
Holy, ho­ly, ho­ly One, Al­le­lu­ia!
Glory be to God alone! Al­le­lu­ia!