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Let the people praise Thee

Language: English

Let the people praise Thee. God be merciful and bless us, 
and show us the light of his countenance and be merciful unto us; 
that thy way may be known upon the earth,
thy saving health among all nations.
Let the people praise thee, o God:
Let all the people praise thee.
O let the nations rejoice and be glad,
for thou shalt judge the folk righteously, 
and govern the nations upon earth.
Let the people praise thee, o God: 
Let all the people praise thee.
Then shall the earth bring forth her increase; 
and God, even our own God, shall give us his blessing. 
God shall bless us, yea God shall bless us:
and all the ends of the world shall fear him.
Let the people praise thee, o God:
Let all the people praise thee.


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in German, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG Set in English, a translation by Bible or other Sacred Texts , title unknown DUT GER

Text added to the website: 2005-09-02.

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