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ST. STEPHEN (NEWINGTON) | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
William Jones, 1726-1800
1 PRAISE ye the Lord: him praise, my soul.
2 I'll praise God while I live;
While I have being to my God
In songs I'll praises give.
3 Trust not in princes, nor man's son,
In whom there is no stay:
4 His breath departs, to's earth he turns;
That day his thoughts decay.
5 O happy is that man and blest,
Whom Jacob's God doth aid;
Whose hope upon the Lord doth rest,
And on his God is stayed:
6 Who made the earth and heavens high,
Who made the swelling deep,
And all that is within the same;
Who truth doth ever keep:
7 Who righteous judgment executes
For those oppressed that be,
Who to the hungry giveth food,
And sets the prisoners free.
8 The Lord doth give the blind their sight,
The bowed down doth raise:
The Lord doth dearly love all those
Who walk in upright ways.
9 The stranger's shield, the widow's stay,
The orphan's help is he:
But yet by him the wicked's way
Turned upside down shall be.
10 The Lord shall reign for evermore:
Thy God, O Zion, he
To generations all shall reign.
Praise to the Lord give ye.
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Behold the Amazing Gift of Love Scottish Psalter, 1880
Psalm 133 · BEHOLD, how good a thing it is,
1 Â¶ Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
5 Â¶ Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:
7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
10 The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.