Blest the Man That Fears Jehovah

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1 Blest the man that fears Jehovah,
Walking ever in His ways,
By thy toil thou shalt be prospered
And be happy all thy days.

2 In thy wife thou shalt have gladness,
She shall fill thy home with good,
Happy in her loving service
And the joys of motherhood.

3 Joyful children, sons and daughters,
Shall about thy table meet,
Olive plants, in strength and beauty,
Full of hope and promise sweet.

4 Lo, on him that fears Jehovah
Shall this blessedness attend,
For Jehovah out of Zion
Shall to thee His blessing send.

5 Thou shalt see God's kingdom prosper
All thy days, till life shall cease,
Thou shalt see thy children's children;
On Thy people, Lord, be peace.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

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




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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