By what means shall a young man learn

By what means shall a young man learn

Published in 16 hymnals

Representative Text

9 By what means shall a young man learn
his way to purify?
If he according to thy word
thereto attentive be.

10 Unfeignedly thee have I sought
with all my soul and heart:
O let me not from the right path
of thy commands depart.

11 Thy word I in my heart have hid,
that I offend not thee.
12 O Lord, thou ever blessed art,
thy statutes teach thou me.

13 The judgments of thy mouth each one
my lips declared have:
14 More joy thy testimonies’ way
than riches all me gave.

15 I will thy holy precepts make
my meditation;
And carefully I’ll have respect
unto thy ways each one.

16 Upon thy statutes my delight
shall constantly be set:
And, by thy grace, I never will
thy holy word forget.



Source: Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P128

Text Information

First Line: By what means shall a young man learn
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #T116d

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