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KINGDOMS and thrones to God belong;

Crown Him, ye nations, in your song;

His wondrous names and powers rehearse;

His honors shall enrich your verse.


He shakes the heavens with loud alarms;

How terrible is God in arms!

In Israel are His mercies known;

Israel is His peculiar throne.


He breaks the captives’ heavy chain,

And prisoners see the light again;

But rebels, who dispute his will,

Shall dwell in chains and darkness still.


Proclaim Him King, pronounce Him blessed;

He’s your defense, your joy, your rest;

When terrors rise, and nations faint,

God is the strength of every saint.


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