Hosannah to the King

Hosannah to the King

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 15 hymnals

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Hosannah to the King
Of David's ancient blood!
Behold, he comes to bring
Forgiving grace from God:
Let old and young
Attend his way,
And at his feet
Their honors lay.

Glory to God on high,
Salvation to the Lamb;
Let earth, and sea, and sky,
His wondrous love proclaim:
Upon his head
Shall honors rest,
And every age
Pronounce him blest.



Source: Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.45

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 the King
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 8.8.8.8.4.4.4.4
Language: English

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d293
A Choice Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of Christians #557Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #d126
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.45Page Scan
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General Collection of Hymns, Original and Selected, for Use of Christians #d125
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.XLVPage Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. (5th ed. corr.) #343Page Scan
Hymns, Original and Selected, for the Use of Christians. 8th ed. #d104
Psalms and Hymns of Isaac Watts, The #III.45Text
The Christian Psalmist: being a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs compiled from the most approved authors, and designed as a standard hymn book for public and social worship #194Page Scan
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #720Page Scan
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #718Page Scan
The Psalms of David: imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship (27th ed.) #III.XLVTextPage 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.) #C45Page Scan



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