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Israel, Thy Tribute Bring

Israel, thy tribute bring to God's victorious name

Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751
Tune: [The glory of the Lord] (Case)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Israel, thy tribute bring to God’s victorious name;
The song of Moses sing, of Moses and the Lamb:
Improve his lays; the theme exceeds
And nobler deeds demand our praise.

2 The prince of hell arose with impious rage and pride,
And ’midst our numerous foes, our feeble power defied;
I will o’ertake, and I destroy,
My hand with joy shall force thee back.

3 Thy hand, almighty Lord, Thy trembling Israel saves;
Thine unresisted Word eivides the threatening waves:
Thy hosts pass o’er; the foe o’erthrown
Sinks like a stone to rise no more.

4 Our triumphs we prepare, and cheerful anthems raise;
Jehovah’s arm made bare demands immortal praise;
And while we sing, ye shores, proclaim
His wondrous name; ye deserts, sing.

5 Thro’ all the wilderness Thy presence, Lord, shall lead;
And bring us to the place Thy sovereign love decreed;
Those blissful plains, where all around
Hosannas sound, and transport reigns.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11329

Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Israel, thy tribute bring to God's victorious name
Title: Israel, Thy Tribute Bring
Author: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751
Meter: 12.12.8.8
Source: Published posthumously in Hymns, Founded on Various Texts in the Holy Scriptures by Job Orton (Shropshire, England: Joshua Eddowes & John Cotton, 1755)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #11329
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