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KILSYTH | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1545
1 O GOD, thou hast rejected us,
And scattered us abroad;
Thou justly hast displeased been;
Return to us, O God.
2 The earth to tremble thou hast made;
Therein didst breaches make:
Do thou thereof the breaches heal,
Because the land doth shake.
3 Hard things thou hast thy people shown,
Distress upon them sent;
And thou hast caused us to drink
Wine of astonishment.
4 And yet a banner thou hast given
To those who thee do fear;
That it by them, because of truth,
Displayed may appear.
5 That thy beloved people may
Delivered be from thrall,
Save with the power of thy right hand,
And hear me when I call.
6 God in his holiness did speak,
My joy shall be complete;
I Shechem will divide, by line
The vale of Succoth mete.
7 Gilead I claim as mine by right;
Manasseh mine shall be;
Ephraim is of mine head the strength;
Judah gives laws for me;
8 Moab my washpot is; my shoe,
Edom, I'll cast o'er thee;
Philistia, through thy borders all
Cry out because of me.
9 O who is he will bring me to
The city fortified?
O who is he that to the land
Of Edom will me guide?
10 O God, who hast rejected us,
Wilt thou not help us so?
Even thou, O God, who dost no more
Forth with our armies go?
11 Help us from trouble; for the help
Is vain which man bestows:
12 Through God we shall do valiantly;
He shall tread down our foes.
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1 ¬∂ O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.
2 Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
3 Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
4 Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
5 That thy beloved may be delivered; save with thy right hand, and hear me.
6 ¬∂ God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;
8 Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
9 Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
10 Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off? and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?
11 Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.
12 Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.