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KILMARNOCK | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Melody and most harmony by Neill Dougall, 1776-1862 Clarke's Parochial Psalmody, 2nd ed., 1831
1 I LOVE the Lord, because my voice
And prayers he did hear.
2 I, while I live, will call on him,
Who bowed to me his ear.
3 The cords of death on every side
Encompassed me around;
The sorrows of the grave me seized,
I grief and trouble found.
4 Then on the Lord's name did I call,
And unto him did say,
Deliver thou my soul, O Lord,
I do thee humbly pray.
5 Our God is very merciful,
Gracious and just the Lord:
6 He saves the meek: I was brought low,
He did me help afford.
7 O thou my soul, do thou return
Unto thy quiet rest;
For largely unto thee the Lord
His bounty hath expressed.
8 For my distressed soul from death
Delivered was by thee;
Thou didst my mourning eyes from tears,
My feet from falling, free.
9 I in the land of those that live
Will walk the Lord before.
10 I did believe, I therefore spake:
I was afflicted sore.
1l I said, when I was in my haste,
That all men liars be.
12 What shall I render to the Lord
For all his gifts to me?
13 I'll of salvation take the cup,
And on the Lord's name call;
14 I'll pay my vows unto the Lord
Before his people all.
15 Dear in his sight is his saints' death.
16 Thy servant, Lord, am I;
Thy servant sure, thine handmaid's son;
My bands thou didst untie.
17 Thank-offerings I to thee will give,
And on the Lord's name call.
18 I'll pay my vows now to the Lord
Before his people all,
19 Within the courts of the Lord's house,
Within the midst of thee,
O city of Jerusalem.
Praise to the Lord give ye.
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1 ¬∂ I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.
2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
3 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
4 Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.
6 The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.
7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.
8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
9 I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
10 ¬∂ I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
11 I said in my haste, All men are liars.
12 What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?
13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.
14 I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.
15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.
16 O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.
17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.
18 I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people,
19 In the courts of the LORD'S house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.