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Psalm 61 - 1st Version
SALZBURG | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
J. Michael Haydn, 1737-1806
1 O GOD, give ear unto my cry;
Unto my prayer attend.
2 From the utmost corner of the land
My cry to thee I'll send.
What time my heart is overwhelmed,
And in perplexity,
Do thou me lead unto the Rock
That higher is than I.
3 For thou hast for my refuge been
A shelter by thy power;
And for defence against my foes
Thou hast been a strong tower.
4 Within thy tabernacle I
For ever will abide;
And under covert of thy wings
With confidence me hide.
5 For thou the vows that I did make,
O Lord, my God, didst hear:
Thou hast given me the heritage
Of those thy name that fear.
6 A life prolonged for many days
Thou to the king shalt give;
As many generations are
The years which he shall live.
7 He in God's presence his abode
For evermore shall have;
O do thou truth and mercy both
Prepare, that may him save.
8 And so will I perpetually
Sing praise unto thy name;
That having made my vows, I may
Each day perform the same.
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1 ¬∂ Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
4 I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah.
5 ¬∂ For thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name.
6 Thou wilt prolong the king's life: and his years as many generations.
7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.
8 So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.