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Jehovah, my kind shepherd is

Jehovah, my kind shepherd is

Author: John Barnard
Published in 1 hymnal

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1. Jehovah my kind shepherd is,
He doth my wants supply;
2. In pastures green, by waters still,
He makes me down to lie.
3. My soul, so prone to go astray,
He mildly doth reclaim;
And leads me on in righteous paths,
For the honor of his name.

4. Though through death's shady vale I walk,
No evil will I fear;
Thy rod directs, and staff defends,
For thou art with me there.
5. My table thou hast richly spread,
In presence of my foes;
Thou dost my head with oil anoint,
My cup it overflows.

6. Goodness, and mercy, surely shall
Attend me all my days;
My fixed abode forever, Lord,
Shall be thy house of praise.

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, my kind shepherd is
Author: John Barnard
Place of Origin: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Language: English