The heavens declare the glory of God (William Boyce)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2014-09-17). Score information: A4, 17 pages, 208 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from A collection of anthems and a short service in score for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 8 voices (London, 1790)
Original text and translations
Ps.19:1 The heavens declare the glory of God: and the firmament sheweth his handywork.
Ps.19:2 One day telleth another: and one night certifieth another.
Ps.19:3 There is neither speech nor language: but their voices are heard among them.
Ps.19:4 Their sound is gone out into all lands: and their words into the ends of the world.
Ps.19:5 In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun: which cometh forth as a bridegroom out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant to run his course.
Rev.15:3 Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
Rev.4:11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.