213. David the king was grieved and moved

1.
David the king was grieved and moved,
He went to his chamber, his chamber, and wept;
And as he went he wept and said,
O my son! O my son!
Would to God I had died,
(Repeat previous line twice)
For thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!

Text Information
First Line: David the king was grieved and moved
Title: David the king was grieved and moved
Publication Date: 1854
Scripture: 2 Samuel 18:33
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: DAVID'S LAMENTATION
Composer: Billings



Media
Audio recording: Alabama Sacred Harp
©APAD Digital Recordings
Audio recording: Big Singing
©APAD Digital Recordings
MIDI file: DavidsLamentation.midi




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