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BEDFORD (first form) | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
William Wheall, d. 1727
1 THEE will I praise with all my heart,
I will sing praise to thee
2 Before the gods: and worship will
Toward thy sanctuary.
I'll praise thy name, even for thy truth,
And kindness of thy love;
For thou thy word hast magnified
All thy great name above.
3 Thou didst me answer in the day
When I did cry to thee;
And thou with strength my fainting soul
Didst strengthen inwardly.
4 All kings upon the earth that are
Shall give thee praise, O Lord:
What time they from thy mouth shall hear
Thy true and faithful word.
5 Yea, in the righteous ways of God
With gladness they shall sing:
For great's the glory of the Lord,
Who is for ever king.
6 The Lord is high, yet he regards
All those that lowly be;
Whereas the proud and lofty ones
Afar off knoweth he.
7 Though I in midst of trouble walk
I life from thee shall have:
'Gainst my foes' wrath thou'lt stretch thine hand;
Thy right hand shall me save.
8 All that which me concerns the Lord
Will surely perfect make:
Lord, still thy mercy lasts; do not
Thine own hands' works forsake.
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Psalm 18 · THEE will I love, O Lord, my strength.
1 Â¶ I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.
2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
4 All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.
5 Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.
6 Â¶ Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
8 The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.