Song of Zechariah

Author: James Quinn

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First Line: Blest be the God of Israel, The ever living Lord
Title: Song of Zechariah
Latin Title: Benedictus
Author: James Quinn
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969, James Quinn, SJ



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Catholic Book of Worship III #660
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #601
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #142
Worship (3rd ed.) #6
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