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Psalm 132 - 1st Version
COLCHESTER | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Melody from Tans'ur's Harmony of Zion, 1734 (later form of rhythm)
1 DAVID, and his afflictions all,
O Lord, remember thou;
2 How he unto the Lord did swear,
To Jacob's Strong One vow.
3 I will not come into my house,
Nor on my bed repose;
4 No slumber on mine eyes shall fall,
Nor sleep mine eyelids close;
5 Till for the Lord a place I find,
Where he may make abode,
A place of habitation meet
For Jacob's mighty God.
6 That in the land of Ephratah
It lay we understood;
We found it in the forest-fields,
The city of the wood.
7 We'll to his tabernacles go,
And at his footstool bow.
8 Arise, O Lord, into thy rest,
The ark of thy strength, and thou.
9 O let thy priests be clothed, Lord,
With truth and righteousness;
And let all those that are thy saints
Shout loud for joyfulness.
10 For thine own servant David's sake,
Do not deny thy grace;
Nor of thine own anointed one
Turn thou away the face.
11 The Lord in truth to David sware,
He will not turn from it,
I of thy body's fruit will make
Upon thy throne to sit.
12 My covenant if thy sons will keep,
And laws to them made known,
Their children then shall also sit
For ever on thy throne.
13 For God of Zion hath made choice;
There he desires to dwell.
14 This is my rest, here still I'll stay;
For I do like it well.
15 Her food I'll greatly bless; her poor
With bread will satisfy.
16 Her priests I'll with salvation clothe,
Her saints shall shout for joy.
17 And there will I make David's horn
To bud forth pleasantly:
For him that mine anointed is
A lamp ordained have I.
18 As with a garment I will clothe
With shame his enemies all:
But yet the crown that he doth wear
Upon him flourish shall.
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Psalm 97 · GOD reigneth, let the earth be glad,
1 ¬∂ A Song of degrees. LORD, remember David, and all his afflictions:
2 How he sware unto the LORD, and vowed unto the mighty God of Jacob;
3 Surely I will not come into the tabernacle of my house, nor go up into my bed;
4 I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,
5 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
6 Lo, we heard of it at Ephratah: we found it in the fields of the wood.
7 We will go into his tabernacles: we will worship at his footstool.
8 Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and the ark of thy strength.
9 Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let thy saints shout for joy.
10 For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.
11 ¬∂ The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne.
12 If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore.
13 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation.
14 This is my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
15 I will abundantly bless her provision: I will satisfy her poor with bread.
16 I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.
17 There will I make the horn of David to bud: I have ordained a lamp for mine anointed.
18 His enemies will I clothe with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.