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4A. O God, Defender of the Poor

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Text Information
First Line: O God, defender of the poor
Title: O God, Defender of the Poor
Author: Christopher Idle
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Affliction; Comfort and Encouragement; Daily Prayer: Evening Prayer (18 more...)
Copyright: © 1986 The Jubilate Group, admin. Hope Publishing Company
Tune Information
Composer: J. L. Macbeth Bain, ca. 1840-1925
Harmonizer: Gordon Jacob, 1895-1984
Key: D Major
Copyright: Reproduced with permission from Oxford University Press
Notes: The tune BROTHER JAMES’ AIR is often associated with Ps. 23. Consider singing Pss. 4 and 23 together with this tune (see 23C), noting both the stark contrasts and common themes, especially in the last stanza of each setting.

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