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A Little That The Righteous Hold.

A little that the righteous hold

Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 A little that the righteous hold
Is better far than wealth untold
Of many wicked men;
Destroyed shall be their arm of pride,
But they who in the lord confide
Shall be upholden then.

2 He knows the days the perfect live,
To them a heritage will give
Which ever shall abide;
In evil times no shame they know,
And in the days of famine's woe
They shall be satisfied.

3 Although the wicked prospered seem,
At last they vanish like a dream
And perish in a day;
Jehovah's foes shall soon appear
Like fields once fair, now brown and sear;
Like smoke they fade away.

4 They borrow oft and pay not back,
But righteous men do nothing lack,
And give with gracious hand;
Those cursed by Him shall be destroyed,
But such as have His grace enjoyed,
They shall possess the land.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: A little that the righteous hold
Title: A Little That The Righteous Hold.
Meter: 8.8.6 D
Language: English

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4061
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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