O Food of Exiles Lowly

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1 O Food of exiles lowly,
O Bread of angels, holy,
O Manna from on high!
We hunger for your blessing,
All good in you possessing,
With favor hear our heart's outcry.

2 O cleansing water, streaming
From Jesus' side, redeeming
All those of Adam's race!
O quenching fountain flowing,
Our ev'ry want bestowing,
O come and fill our souls with grace.

3 O Lord, we kneel before you
And fervently adore you,
All hid beneath this bread.
But make to us this promise:
To see you in your fullness,
The sacred body's mystic head.

Source: Worship (3rd ed.) #729

Translator: M. Owen Lee

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First Line: O Food of exiles lowly
Title: O Food of Exiles Lowly
Latin Title: O esca viatorum
Translator: M. Owen Lee
Meter: 7.7.6.7.7.8
Source: Mainz Gesangbuch, 1661; Tr.: The New Saint Basil Hymnal
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © The Willis Music Co.

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Gather Comprehensive #886
Worship (3rd ed.) #729Text
Worship (4th ed.) #557
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