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ST. MAGNUS | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Jeremiah Clark, 1670-1707
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1 GREAT is the Lord, and greatly he
Is to be praised still,
Within the city of our God,
Upon his holy hill.
2 Mount Zion stands most beautiful,
The joy of all the land;
The city of the mighty King
Upon the north doth stand.
3 The Lord within her palaces
Is for a refuge known.
4 For, 1o, the kings that gathered were
Together by have gone.
5 For when they did behold the same,
They wondering would not stay;
But, being troubled at the sight,
They thence did haste away.
6 Great terror there took hold on them,
With fear possessed they were;
Their .grief came like a woman's pain,
When she a child doth bear.
7 Thou Tarshish ships with east wind break'st:
8 As we have heard it told,
So, in the city of the Lord,
Our eyes did it behold;
In our God's city, which his hand
For ever stablish will.
9 We of thy loving-kindness thought,
Lord, in thy temple still.
10 O God, according to thy name,
Through all the earth's thy praise;
And thy right hand, O God, is full
Of righteousness always.
11 Because thy judgments are made known,
Let Zion mount rejoice;
Of Judah let the daughters all
Send forth a cheerful voice.
12 Walk about Zion, and go round;
The high towers thereof tell:
13 Consider ye her palaces,
And mark her bulwarks well;
That ye may tell posterity.
14 For this God doth abide
Our God for evermore; he will
Even unto death us guide.
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1 ¬∂ Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
3 God is known in her palaces for a refuge.
4 For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together.
5 They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away.
6 Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
7 Thou breakest the ships of Tarshish with an east wind.
8 ¬∂ As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah.
9 We have thought of thy lovingkindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.
10 According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.
11 Let mount Zion rejoice, let the daughters of Judah be glad, because of thy judgments.
12 Walk about Zion, and go round about her: tell the towers thereof.
13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell it to the generation following.
14 For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.