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547. Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart

Text Information
First Line: Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
Translator: Mary Elizabeth Byrne, 1880-1931
Versifier: Eleanor Henrietta Hull, 1860-1935
Meter: irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Commitment; Confirmation Service; Ordination (5 more...)
Source: Gaelic, c. 8th cent.
Copyright: Words from "The Poem book of the Gael" by permission Chatto & Windus, London
Tune Information
Name: SLANE (1)
Harmonizer: David Evans, 1874-1948
Meter: irregular
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Irish traditional melody
Copyright: Harmony from "Revised Church Hymnary", 1927 by permission Oxford University Press



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