The Fourth Hoos

English Midnight Praises - 2

St. Anthony Monastery, California


Praise the Lord from the heavens alleluia. Praise Him in the heights.

Praise Him, all His angels alleluia. Praise Him, all His hosts.

Praise Him, sun and moon alleluia. Praise Him all you stars of light.

Praise Him you heavens of heavens alleluia. And you waters above the heavens.

Let them praise the name of the Lord alleluia. For He commanded and they were created.

He has ordered and they were created alleluia. He has established them forever and ever.

He has made a decree which shall not pass away alleluia. Praise the Lord from the earth.

You great sea creatures and all the depths alleluia. Fire and hail, snow and clouds, and stormy wind, fulfilling His word.

Mountains and all hills alleluia. Fruitful trees and all cedars.

Beasts and all cattle alleluia. Creeping things and flying birds.

Kings of the earth and all people alleluia. Princes and all judges of the earth.

Both young men and maidens alleluia. Old men and children.

Let them praise the name of the Lord alleluia. For His name alone is exalted.

His glory is above the earth and heaven alleluia. And He has exalted the horn of His people.

The praise of all His saints alleluia. The children of Israel, a people near unto Him.

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia
Sing to Lord a new song alleluia. And His praise in the congregation of the saints.

Let Israel rejoice in their Maker alleluia. Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Let them praise His name in the chorus alleluia. Let them sing praises unto Him with timbrel and harp.

For the Lord takes pleasure in His people alleluia. He will raise the meek with salvation.

Let the saints be joyful in glory alleluia. Let them sing aloud on their beds.

Let the high praises of God be in their mouth alleluia. And a two edged sword in their hand.

To execute vengeance on the nations alleluia. And punishments on the people.

To bind their kings with chains alleluia. And their nobles with fetters of iron.

To execute on them the written judgment alleluia. This honor have all His saints.

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia.
Praise God, in all His saints alleluia.

Praise Him, in the firmament of His power alleluia.

Praise Him, for His mighty acts alleluia.

Praise Him, according to His excellent greatness alleluia.

Praise Him, with the sound of the trumpet alleluia.

Praise Him, with the psaltery and harp alleluia.

Praise Him, with the timbrel and chorus alleluia.

Praise Him, with stringed instruments and organs alleluia.

Praise Him, with pleasant sounding cymbals alleluia.

Praise Him, with cymbals of joy alleluia.

Let everything that has breath praise the name of the Lord our God alleluia.

Glory be to the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit alleluia.

Now and forever and unto the age of all ages amen alleluia.

Alleluia, Alleluia. Glory be to our God alleluia.

Alleluia, Alleluia. Glory be to our God alleluia.