Frances (Fanny) Jane Crosby (Frances Jane Van Alstyne) was prolific and her style of Christian songs embraced a range of expressions. Such was her output numerous composers created the tunes which are uniquely identified with her words, in the case of Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, Our Blessed Redeemer Chester G. Allen. From what I’ve read Allen wrote the tune to accompany the words and it is impossible to imagine them any other way.
And the song uses the word ‘excellent’.

The lyrics
1
Praise him, praise him! Jesus, our blessed redeemer!
Sing, O earth, his wonderful love proclaim!
Hail him, hail him! Highest archangels in glory!
Strength and honor give to his holy name!
Like a shepherd, Jesus will guard his children.
In his arms he carries them all day long.
Refrain:
Praise him! Praise him! tell of his excellent greatness.
Praise him! Praise him! ever in joyful song.
2
Praise him, praise him! Jesus, our blessed redeemer!
For our sins, he suffered, and bled, and died.
He our rock, our hope of eternal salvation,
hail him, hail him! Jesus, the crucified.
Sound his praises, Jesus who bore our sorrows,
love unbounded, wonderful, deep, and strong.
Refrain
3
Praise him, praise him! Jesus, our blessed redeemer!
Heav’nly portals loud with hosannas ring!
Jesus, Savior, reigneth forever and ever!
Crown him, crown him! prophet, and priest, and king!
Christ is coming, over the world victorious.
Pow’r and glory unto the Lord belong.
Refrain

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