362. O People Blest, Whose Sons in Youth

1 O people blest, whose sons in youth,
in sturdy strength and noble truth,
like plants in vigor spring;
whose daughters fair, a queenly race,
are like the cornerstones that grace
the palace of a king,
the palace of a king.

2 O people blest, when flock and field
their rich, abundant increase yield,
and blessings multiply;
when plenty all thy children share,
and no invading foe is there,
and no distressful cry,
and no distressful cry.

3 O happy people, favored land,
to whom the Lord with lib'ral hand
has thus his goodness shown;
yea, surely is that people blest
by whom Jehovah is confessed
to be their God alone,
to be their God alone.

Text Information
First Line: O people blest, whose sons in youth
Title: O People Blest, Whose Sons in Youth
Publication Date: 1990
Meter: 8.8.6.D.rep.
Scripture: Psalm 144:12-15
Topic: The Church: The Covenant People; Christian Education; Family Worship (3 more...)
Source: The Psalter, 1912; alt. 1961
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: SHORTLE
Composer: Charles G. Goodrich (1905)
Meter: 8.8.6.D.rep.
Key: C Major



Media
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements