Blest the Man That Fears Jehovah

Representative Text

1 Blest the man who fears Jehovah,
walking ever in his ways;
by your toil you shall be prospered
and be happy all your days.

2 In your wife you shall have gladness,
she shall fill your home with good,
happy in her loving service
and the joys of motherhood.

3 Joyful children, sons and daughters,
shall about your table meet,
olive plants, in strength and beauty,
full of hope and promise sweet.

4 Lo, on him who fears Jehovah
shall this blessedness attend,
for Jehovah out of Zion
shall to you his blessing send.

5 You shall see God's kingdom prosper
all your days, till life shall cease,
you shall see your children's children;
on your people, Lord, be peace!

Source: Trinity Psalter Hymnal #128B

Text Information

First Line: Blest the man that fears Jehovah, Walking ever in his ways
Title: Blest the Man That Fears Jehovah
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



[Blest the man that fears Jehovah] (Herbert)


One of the most loved Welsh tunes, HYFRYDOL was composed by Rowland Hugh Prichard (b. Graienyn, near Bala, Merionetshire, Wales, 1811; d. Holywell, Flintshire, Wales, 1887) in 1830 when he was only nineteen. It was published with about forty of his other tunes in his children's hymnal Cyfaill y Cant…

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