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Give ear, ye children, to my law

Full Text

1. Give ear, ye children, to my law,
Devout attention lend;
Let the instructions of My mouth
Deep in your hearts descend.

2. My tongue, by inspiration taught,
Shall parables unfold:
Dark oracles, but understood,
And owned for truths of old;

3. Which we from sacred registers
Of ancient times have known,
And our forefathers' pious care
To us has handed down.

4. Let children learn the mighty deeds
Which God performed of old;
Which in our younger years we saw,
And which our fathers told.

5. Our lips shall tell them to our sons,
And they again to theirs;
That generations yet unborn
May teach them to their heirs.


Source: The New Christian Hymnal #370

Text Information

First Line: Give ear, ye children, to my law

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Song #d86
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #366
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d124
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d123
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #LXXVIIIaPage Scan
Services for Congregational Worship #402Page Scan
The Beacon Hymnal #d62
The Harvard University Hymn Book #d73
The Harvard University Hymn Book #d72
The Middlesex Hymn Book #d28
The Middlesex Hymn Book #d33
The Milton Hymnal #d44
The New Christian Hymnal #370TextPage Scan
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d104
Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d107
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d59



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