360. All creatures of our God and King

1 All creatures of our God and King,
lift up your voice and with us sing
alleluia, alleluia.
Thou burning sun with golden beam,
thou silver moon with softer gleam,

O praise him, O praise him,
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.

2 Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
ye clouds that sail in heaven along,
O praise him, alleluia.
Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice,
ye lights of evening, find a voice: [Refrain]

3 Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
make music for thy Lord to hear,
alleluia, alleluia.
Thou fire, so masterful and bright,
that givest us both warmth and light: [Refrain]

4 Dear mother earth, who day by day
unfoldest blessings on our way,
O praise him, alleluia.
The flowers and fruits that in thee grow,
let them his glory also show: [Refrain]

5 And all ye men of tender heart,
forgiving others, take your part,
O sing ye alleluia.
Ye who long pain and sorrow bear,
praise God and on him cast your care: [Refrain]

*6 And thou, most kind and gentle death,
waiting to hush our latest breath,
O praise him, alleluia.
Thou leadest home the child of God,
and Christ our Lord the way hath trod: [Refrain]

7 Let all things their Creator bless,
and worship him in humbleness;
O praise him, alleluia.
Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son,
and praise the Spirit, Three in One: [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: All creatures of our God and King
Author: William Henry Draper, 1855-1933
Refrain First Line: O praise hi, O praise him
Meter: with Alleluias and Refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2010
Topic: General Hymns: Praise and Thanksgiving
Source: Based on Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Sun
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1948
Meter: with Alleluias and Refrain
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Geistliche Kirchengesang, Cologne; Harmonization: The English Hymnal<./cite>, 1906

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