1 Jehovah from His throne on high
Looks down with clear and searching eye
On all that dwell below;
And he that fashioned heart and mind
Looks ever down on all mankind,
The works of men to know.
2 Not human strength or might hosts,
Not charging steeds or war=like beasts
Can save from overthrow;
But God will save from death and shame
All those who fear and trust His Name,
And they no want shall know.
3 Our hope is on Jehovah stayed,
In Him our hearts are joyful made,
Our help and shield is He;
Our trust is in His holy Name,
Thy mercy, Lord, in faith we claim,
As we have hoped in Thee.
GENEVAN 68 is usually attributed to Matthäus Greiter (b. Aichach, Bavaria, 1490; d. Strasbourg, France, 1550). It was published as a setting for Psalm 119 in Das dritt theil Strassburger Kirchenampt (1525), which Greiter and his friend Wolfgang Dachstein edited. Greiter studied at Freiburg Universi…
Display Title: Jehovah from His Throne on HighFirst Line: Jehovah from His throne on highTune Title: MERIBAHAuthor: AnonymousMeter: 88.68.86Source: The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 87