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FELIX | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
The Hallelujah, edited Lowell Mason, 1854 Founded on a phrase in Mendelssohn's Oratorio Christus
1 HE that doth in the secret place
Of the Most High reside,
Under the shade of him that is
The Almighty shall abide.
2 I of the Lord my God will say,
He is my refuge still,
He is my fortress and my God,
And in him trust I will.
3 Assuredly he shall thee save,
And give deliverance
Both from the fowler's snare and from
The noisome pestilence.
4 His feathers shall thee hide; thy trust
Under his wings shall be:
His faithfulness shall be a shield
And buckler unto thee.
5 Thou shalt not need to be afraid
For terrors of the night;
Nor for the arrow that doth fly
By day, while it is light;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walks
In darkness secretly;
Nor for destruction that doth waste
At noon-day openly.
7 A thousand at thy side shall fall,
On thy fight hand shall lie
Ten thousand dead; yet unto thee
It shall not once come nigh.
8 Thou with thine eyes shalt only look,
And a beholder be;
And thou the merited reward
Of wicked men shalt see.
9 For thou, O Lord, art constantly
My refuge and mine aid;
Thou hast the Lord who is most high
Thy habitation made.
10 No plague shall near thy dwelling come;
No ill shaft thee befall:
11 For thee to keep in all thy ways
His angels charge he shall.
12 They in their hands shall bear thee up,
Still waiting thee upon;
Lest thou at any time should'st dash
Thy foot against a stone.
13 Upon the adder thou shalt tread,
And on the lion strong;
Thy feet on dragons trample shall,
And on the lions young.
14 Because on me he set his love,
Deliver him will I;
Because my great name he hath known,
I will him set on high.
15 He'll call on me, I'll answer him;
I will be with him still
In trouble, to deliver him,
And honour him I will.
16 And length of days to his desire
I will on him bestow;
And, in my love, I unto him
Will my salvation show.
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1 Â¶ He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.
9 Â¶ Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;
10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.
15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.
16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.