626. As the Deer

Text Information
First Line: As the deer pants for the water
Title: As the Deer
Author: Martin J. Nystrom (1984)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Adoration; Love for God; Praise
Copyright: © 1984 Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Publishing
Tune Information
Name: AS THE DEER
Composer: Martin J. Nystrom (1984)
Meter: Irregular
Key: D Major
Copyright: © 1984 Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Publishing


Text Information:

This praise chorus begins as a paraphrase of Psalm 42:1 and later incorporates parts of Psalm 28:7. In some early Christian communities, people chanted or sang Psalm 42 on their way to be baptized, and many early Christian baptisteries were decorated with deer drinking water.


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