426. Search Me, O God (主上帝,求祢鑒察我) (Psalm 139)

ENGLISH:
Search me, O God, and know my heart.
Try me, O God, and know my thoughts,
and see if there be any wicked way in me.
And lead me in the everlasting way.

CHINESE:
主上帝, 求祢鑒察我,
試驗我, 知我心思
看我有甚麼歹所行無,
引導我行佇你永活的路.

Text Information
First Line: Search me, O God, and know my heart (主上帝,求祢鑒察我)
Title: Search Me, O God (主上帝,求祢鑒察我) (Psalm 139)
Meter: Irregular
Language: Chinese; English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture:
Topic: Confession; Prayer
Tune Information
Name: KÀM-CHHAT
Composer and Arranger: I-to Loh (1990, arr. 2011)
Meter: Irregular
Key: g minor
Copyright: © 1990 I-to Loh


Text Information:

The two verses that make up this text, Psalm 139:23–24, form a prayer at the conclusion of one of the most remarkably introspective psalms of the Psalter. The distinctive Taiwanese musical setting provided for the words gives them a beautiful sense of mystery and awe.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)

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