Scripture Verse

Give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth forever. Psalm 106:1


Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

Words: Is­aac Watts, The Psalms of Da­vid 1719. Praise to God; or, com­mun­ion with saints.

Music: Mis­sion­ary Chant Hein­rich C. Zeun­er, 1832 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Alternate Tune:

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


To God, the great, the ev­er blest,
Let songs of hon­or be ad­dressed;
His mer­cy firm for­ev­er stands
Give Him the thanks His love de­mands.

Who knows the won­ders of Thy ways?
Who shall ful­fill Thy bound­less praise?
Blest are the souls that fear Thee still,
And pay their du­ty to Thy will.

Remember what Thy mer­cy did
For Ja­cob’s race, Thy chos­en seed;
And with the same sal­va­tion bless
The mean­est sup­pli­ant of Thy grace.

O may I see Thy tribes re­joice,
And aid their tri­umphs with my voice!
This is my glo­ry, Lord, to be
Joined to Thy saints and near to Thee.