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Jehovah his foundations laid

Jehovah his foundations laid

Author: John Barnard
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

1. Jehovah his foundations laid,
On the renowned sacred hills;
2. To Sion's gates, his love's displayed
More than the tents were Jacob dwells.
3. Most glorious things are spoke abroad,
Of thee, O city of our God.

4. I'll Rahab name, and Babylon,
(Which know me,) with Philistia,
And Tyre, and Cush; perhaps there's one,
Sprang from them, famous in their day.
5. But Sion's famed for bringing forth
Many renowned men of worth:

The highest shall establish her,
With future worthies her adorn.
6. When God shall the grand roll prefer,
He'll note, there such an one was born.
7. Singers, and harpers, there abound;
And all my springs in thee are found.

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 his foundations laid
Author: John Barnard
Place of Origin: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Language: English



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