The verses in normal type are sung by all, the verses in italics are sung by women and the verses in bold type are sung by men.

1 Angels, praise him,
heavens, praise him,
waters, praise him,
Alleluia!
creatures of the Lord,
all praise him
for evermore:

2 Sun, praise him,
moon, praise him,
stars, praise him,
Alleluia!
showers, praise him,
dews, praise him
for evermore:

3 Wind, praise him,
fire, praise him,
heat, praise him,
Alleluia!
winter, praise him
summer, praise him
for evermore:

4 Nights, praise him,
days, praise him,
light, praise him,
Alleluia!
lightnings, praise him,
clouds, praise him,
for evermore:

5 Earth, praise him,
mountains, praise him,
hills, praise him,
Alleluia!
green things, praise him,
wells, praise him
for evermore:

6 Seas, praise him,
rivers, praise him,
fish, praise him,
Alleluia!
birds, praise him,
beasts, praise him
for evermore:

7 Nations, praise him,
churches, praise him,
saints, praise him,
Alleluia!
all his people,
join to praise him
for evermore!

Michael Perry (1942 - 1996) from A Song of Creation/Benedicite
© Mrs B Perry/Jubilate Hymns Ltd