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I waited for the Lord my God

Representative Text

1 I waited for the Lord my God,
and patiently did bear;
at length to me he did incline
my voice and cry to hear.

2 He took me from a fearful pit,
and from the miry clay,
and on a rock he set my feet,
establishing my way.

3 He put a new song in my mouth,
our God to magnify:
many shall see it, and shall fear,
and on the Lord rely.

4 To do thy will I take delight,
O thou my God that art;
yea, that most holy law of thine
I have within my heart.

5 In thee let all be glad, and joy,
who seeking thee abide;
who thy salvation love, say still,
the Lord be magnified.

Source: Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #670a

Text Information

First Line: I waited for the Lord my God, And patiently did bear
Title: I waited for the Lord my God
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Ancient and Modern #670a

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Ancient and Modern #670b

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #30

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Common Praise #472a

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Common Praise #472b

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #30

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Rejoice in the Lord #100

The Book of Praise #23

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P40a

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P40b

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