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Give ear, O God, unto my cry

Give ear, O God, unto my cry

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1 Give ear O God unto my cry,
Unto my pray'r attend,
2 When my heart is opprest, to thee
Cry will I from earth's end.
Lead thou me up into the rock,
That higher is than I.
3 For thou my shelter and strong fort
Hast been from th' enemy.

4 Within thy tabernacle I
Forever will abide;
Within the covert of thy wings
I'll seek my self to hide. Selah.
5 For thou, O God, hast heard the vows
That I to thee have past:
The heritage to them that fear,
Thy name thou given hast.

6 Unto the king his days, there shall
Be added days by thee
His years as generation
And generation be.
7 In presence of the mighty God
He shall abide for aye:
Benignity and truth prepare,
That him preserve they may.

8 So then will I for evermore
Unto thy name sing praise;
That I the vows that I have made
Perform may all my days.

Source: The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New-Testament: faithfully translated into English metre: for the use, edification, and comfort of the saints...especially in New-England (25th ed) #PLXI

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