Sweet Is the Work

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Lyrics

  1. 1. Sweet is the work, my God, my King,
    To praise thy name, give thanks and sing,
    To show thy love by morning light,
    And talk of all thy truths at night.
  2. 2. Sweet is the day of sacred rest.
    No mortal care shall seize my breast.
    Oh, may my heart in tune be found,
    Like David’s harp of solemn sound!
  3. 3. My heart shall triumph in my Lord
    And bless his works and bless his word.
    Thy works of grace, how bright they shine!
    How deep thy counsels, how divine!
  4. 4. But, oh, what triumph shall I raise
    To thy dear name through endless days,
    When in the realms of joy I see
    Thy face in full felicity!
  5. 5. Sin, my worst enemy before,
    Shall vex my eyes and ears no more.
    My inward foes shall all be slain,
    Nor Satan break my peace again.
  6. 6. Then shall I see and hear and know
    All I desired and wished below,
    And every pow’r find sweet employ
    In that eternal world of joy.
  7. Text: Isaac Watts, 1674–1748
    Music: John J. McClellan, 1874–1925
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
147
Music
John J. McClellan, 1874–1925.
Text
Isaac Watts, 1674–1748.
Scriptures
Psalm 92:1–5, Enos 1:27
Meter
8 8 8 8
LM (Long Meter)
Topic
Joy, Praise, Sabbath Day, Service, Spirituality, Worship
Tune
Douglass
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Karya Allah Sungguh Indah (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
61
Dansk
Det er så skønt, min Gud, min Drot (Salmebog)
83
Deutsch
Süß ist dein Werk (Gesangbuch)
95
Español
Dulce Tu obra es, Señor (Himnos)
84
Français
Douce est la tâche, ô Dieu, mon roi (Cantiques)
84
Gagana Samoa
Le Atua Malie Lau Galuega (Viiga)
82
Latviešu Valoda
Ak, cik gan jauki! (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
86
Lea Fakatonga
ʻE ʻOtua ko Homau Tuʻi
77
Lietuvių Kalba
Dieve, šis darbas nuostabus (Giesmynas)
72
Magyar
Mily jó dolog, én Istenem (Himnuszoskönyv)
89
Norsk
Hvor det er skjønt, min Herre Gud (Salmebok)
80
Português
Doce É o Trabalho (Hinário)
54
Q'eqchi'
Sa li kʼanjel
87
Reo Tahiti
’Auē te ’oa’oa ē
80
Română
Ce fericire să-Ți slujim (Imnuri)
95
Suomi
Sua kiitän, Herra korkehin (Laulukirja)
91
Svenska
Ljuvligt det är, min Herre Gud (Psalmboken)
96
Tagalog
O Kaylugod na Gawain (Himnaryo)
89
Български
Сладък е трудът (Сборник химни)
95
Русский
Сладостен труд (Книга гимнов)
78
Українська
Радість свята, блаженний труд (Збірник гімнів)
80
ภาษาไทย
แสนหวานงานเลิศ (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
71
한국어
나의 하나님 나의 왕 (찬송가)
63
中文
美哉神工 (聖詩選輯)
86
日本語
わが神,わが王 (賛美歌集)
87