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Text:Praise to the Living God
Adapter:Daniel ben Judah
Author:Moses Maimonides
Translator and Paraphraser:Max Landsberg
Translator and Paraphraser:Newton Mann
Transcriber:Meyer Leoni

204. Praise to the Living God

1 Praise to the living God!
All praised be the Name,
who was, and is, and is to be,
is still the same;
the one eternal God,
ere all that now appears,
the First, the Last, beyond all thought
through timeless years!

2 God’s spirit flowing free,
high surging where it will—
in prophet’s word it spoke of old—
is speaking still.
Established is God’s law,
and changeless it shall stand,
deep writ upon the human heart,
on sea, or land.

3 God plants eternal life
within the human soul.
God’s love shall be our strength and stay,
while ages roll.
Praise to the living God!
All praised be the Name,
who was, and is, and is to be,
is still the same!

Text Information
First Line: Praise to the living God
Title: Praise to the Living God
Author: Moses Maimonides (12th c.)
Adapter: Daniel ben Judah (14th c.)
Translator and Paraphraser: Max Landsberg (ca. 1885, alt.)
Translator and Paraphraser: Newton Mann (ca. 1885, alt.)
Meter: D
Publication Date: 2020
Scripture: ; ; ; ;
Topic: Doxologies; Eternal Life; God: Faithfulness of (9 more...)
Source: Yigdal (Jewish doxology), 14th c.
Tune Information
Transcriber: Meyer Leoni (ca. 1770)
Meter: D
Key: f minor
Source: Ashkenazic Yigdal, ca. 17th c.

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