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COLESHILL | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Melody from Barton's The Psalmes of David in Metre, Dublin, 1706 (later form)
1 AGAINST a wicked race, O God,
Plead thou my cause, judge me;
From the unjust and crafty man
O do thou set me free.
2 For thou the God art of my strength;
Why thrust me then away?
And for the oppression of the foe
Why mourn I all the day?
3 O send thy light forth and thy truth;
Let them be guides to me,
And bring me to thine holy hill,
Even where thy dwellings be.
4 Then will I to God's altar go,
To God my chiefest joy:
Yea, God, my God, thy name to praise
My harp I will employ.
5 Why art thou then cast down, my soul?
What should discourage thee?
And why with vexing thoughts art thou
Disquieted in me?
Still trust in God; for him to praise
Good cause I yet shall have:
He of my countenance is the health,
My God that doth me save.
OTHER HYMNS with the SAME TUNE:
Psalm 103 · O THOU my soul, bless God the Lord;
Psalm 142 · I WITH my voice cried to the Lord,
Psalm 94 · LORD, the God to whom alone
All vengeance doth...
1 Â¶ Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.
2 For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.