ST. DAVID | Same-Tune Hymns | Bible Passage
1677 version of a melody in Ravenscroft's Psalter, 1621
1 IN thee, O Lord, I put my trust;
Shamed let me never be:
According to thy righteousness
Do thou deliver me.
2 Bow down thine ear to me, with speed
Send me deliverance:
To save me, my strong rock be thou,
And my house of defence.
3 Because thou art my rock, and thee
I for my fortress take;
Do thou me therefore lead and guide,
Even for thine own name's sake.
4 And, since thou art my strength, do thou
Pull me out of the net,
Which they in subtlety for me
So privily have set.
5 Into thy hand I do commit
My spirit; thou art he,
O thou, Jehovah, God of truth,
Who hast redeemed me.
6 Those that do lying vanities
Regard I have abhorred:
But as for me, my confidence
Is fixed upon the Lord.
7 I'll in thy mercy greatly joy:
For thou my miseries
Considered hast; thou hast my soul
Known in adversities;
8 And thou hast not inclosed me
Within the enemy's hand;
And by thee have my feet been made
In a large place to stand.
9 O Lord, upon me mercy have,
For trouble is on me:
Mine eye, my belly, and my soul,
With grief consumed be.
10 Because my life with grief is spent,
My years with sighs and groans:
My strength doth fail; and for my sin
Consumed are my bones.
11 I through my foes all was a scorn,
And to my neighbours near
A great reproach have I become,
And to my friends a fear:
12 And when they saw me walk abroad,
They from my presence fled;
I like a broken vessel am,
Forgotten as one dead.
13 For slanders I of many heard;
Fear compassed me, while they
Against me did consult, and plot
To take my life away.
14 But as for me, O Lord, my trust
Upon thee I have laid;
And I to thee, Thou art my God,
Have confidently said.
15 My times are wholly in thy hand:
Do thou deliver me
From their hands that mine enemies
And persecutors be.
16 Thy countenance to shine do thou
Upon thy servant make;
And unto me salvation give,
For thy great mercies' sake.
17 Let me not be ashamed, O Lord,
For on thee called I have:
Let wicked men be shamed, let them
Be silent in the grave.
18 To silence put the lying lips,
That grievous things do say,
And hard reports, in pride and scorn,
On righteous men do lay.
19 How great's thy goodness thou for them
That fear thee keep'st in store,
And wrought'st for them that trust in thee
The sons of men before!
20 In secret of thy presence thou
Shalt hide them from man's pride:
From strife of tongues thou closely shalt,
As in a tent, them hide.
21 All praise and thanks be to the Lord;
For he hath magnified
His wondrous love to me within
A city fortified.
22 For, From thine eyes cut off I am,
I in my haste had said;
My voice yet heard'st thou, when to thee
With cries my moan I made.
23 O love the Lord, all ye his saints;
Because the Lord doth guard
The faithful, and he plenteously
Proud doers doth reward.
24 Be of good courage, and he strength
Unto your heart shall send,
All ye whose hope and confidence
Upon the Lord depend.
OTHER HYMNS with the SAME TUNE:
Psalm 125 · THEY in the Lord that firmly trust
Psalm 34 · GOD will I bless all times; his praise
1 ¬∂ In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness.
2 Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.
3 For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me.
4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.
5 Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.
6 I have hated them that regard lying vanities: but I trust in the LORD.
7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
9 ¬∂ Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.
10 For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing: my strength faileth because of mine iniquity, and my bones are consumed.
11 I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me.
12 I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.
13 For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
14 But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my God.
15 My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.
16 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake.
17 Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.
18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
19 ¬∂ Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!
20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.
21 Blessed be the LORD: for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.
22 For I said in my haste, I am cut off from before thine eyes: nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications when I cried unto thee.
23 O love the LORD, all ye his saints: for the LORD preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.
24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.