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MARTYRS | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
Melody from Scottish Psalter, 1615 (1635 rhythm)
1 IN Judah God is known, his name
Is great in Israel;
2 In Salem is his holy place,
In Zion he doth dwell.
3 There arrows of the bow he brake,
The shield, the sword, the war.
4 More glorious thou than hills of prey,
More excellent by far.
5 Those that were stout of heart are spoiled,
They slept their sleep outright;
And none of those their hands did find,
That were the men of might.
6 When thy rebuke, O Jacob's God,
Had forth against them passed,
Their horses and their chariots were
Into a dead sleep cast.
7 Thou, even thou, art to be feared,
And what man then is he
That may stand up before thy sight,
If once thou angry be?
8 From heaven thou madest judgment heard;
The earth was still with fear,
9 When God to judgment rose, to save
All meek on earth that were.
10 Surely the very wrath of man
Unto thy praise redounds;
Thou to the remnant of his wrath
Wilt set restraining bounds.
11 Vow to the Lord your God, and pay:
All ye that near him be,
Bring gifts and presents unto him;
For to be feared is he.
12 For he the spirit shall cut off
Of those that princes be:
Unto the kings that are on earth
Most terrible is he.
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1 Â¶ In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.
2 In Salem also is his tabernacle, and his dwelling place in Zion.
3 There brake he the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle. Selah.
4 Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.
5 The stouthearted are spoiled, they have slept their sleep: and none of the men of might have found their hands.
6 At thy rebuke, O God of Jacob, both the chariot and horse are cast into a dead sleep.
7 Â¶ Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?
8 Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
9 When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.
10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
11 Vow, and pay unto the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents unto him that ought to be feared.
12 He shall cut off the spirit of princes: he is terrible to the kings of the earth.