Hosannah to king David's Son

Hosannah to king David's Son, Who reigns on a superior throne

Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Published in 19 hymnals

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Hosanna to king David’s son,
Who reigns on a superior throne!
We bless the Prince of heavenly birth,
Who brings salvation down to earth.

Let every nation, every age,
In this delightful work engage;
Old men and babes in Sion sing
The growing glories of her King!



Source: Divine and Moral Songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children with some additional composures #HXXXIII

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 >

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First Line: Hosannah to king David's Son, Who reigns on a superior throne
Title: Hosannah to king David's Son
Author: Isaac Watts (1715)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d289
A Selection of Hymns for the Use of Church of England Sunday Schools, Bible Classes ... New ed. #d117
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #WH.III.42Page Scan
Divine and Moral Songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children with some additional composures #HXXXIIITextPage Scan
Forms and Hymns for Christmas: for the use of Sunday schools and chruches #4Page Scan
Hymns and Chants: with offices of devotion. For use in Sunday-schools, parochial and week day schools, seminaries and colleges. Arranged according to the Church year #77Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books: I. collected fromt he scriptures, II. composed on divine subjects, III. prepared for the Lord's Supper #III.XLIIPage Scan
Hymns for Schools and Families #d199
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #398Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.42Text
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #215Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S386Page Scan
Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: original and selected (5th ed.) #B215Page Scan
Songs, Divine and Moral #137Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: comprising a large and choice collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, adapted to the faith and order of the Old School, or Primitive Baptists (2nd stereotype Ed.) #1308Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #717Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #713Page Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #III.XLIITextPage Scan
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #C42Page Scan



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