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It was my joy to hear them say

It was my joy to hear them say

Published in 2 hymnals

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1 It was my joy to hear them say,
come to the LORD's house go:
2 O dear Jerusalem, our feet
thy gates shall pass into.
3 Jerusalem is builded up
into a city frame:
Quite uniform and beautiful
and compact is the same.

4 Whither the tribes, the tribes of JAH
to Isr'el's witness go;
That there they to JEHOVAH's name
their thankfulness may show.
5 And there the thrones of judgment rais'd
established remain;
The thrones that to the royal house
of David appertain.

6 Pray for Jerusalem firm peace:
they prosper who love thee:
7 Be in thy walls and palaces
peace and prosperity.
S Now, for my friends and brethren sake,
I wish thee perfcect peace;
9 And for our God JEHOVAH's house,
I'll seek thy happiness.


Source: The Psalms Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New Testament, faithfully translated into English Metre: being the New-England Psalm-Book, revised and improved... (2nd ed.) #PCXXII

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