Jehovah ever reigns

Representative Text

1. Jehovah ever reigns,
With majesty arrayed;
And strength begirts his reins.
The world unmoved is stayed.
2. Thy throne on high
Hath firmly stood.
For thou art God,

3. The floods lift up their voice,
The sea in tumult swells:
4. The Lord the fiercest noise
Of raging waves excels.
5. Most sure's thy word:
Strict holiness
Will ever grace
Thy house, O Lord.

A New Version of the Psalms of David, 1752

Author: John Barnard

John Barnard, born in Boston, Nov. 6, 1681; in 1752 made a version of psalms with the music; settled at Marblehead; introduced new music ther; died Jan 14, 1770, aged 89. A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jehovah ever reigns
Author: John Barnard
Place of Origin: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Language: English



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