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Judge me, O God, and plead my cause

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause Against the ungodly nation

Published in 13 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause
against th’ ungodly nation;
From the unjust and crafty man,
O be thou my salvation.

2 For thou the God art of my strength;
why thrusts thou me thee fro’?
For th’ enemy’s oppression
why do I mourning go?

3 O send thy light forth and thy truth;
let them be guides to me,
And bring me to thine holy hill,
ev’n where thy dwellings be.

4 Then will I to God’s altar go,
to God my chiefest joy:
Yea, God, my God, thy name to praise
my harp I will employ.

5 Why art thou then cast down, my soul?
what should discourage thee?
And why with vexing thoughts art thou
disquieted in me?

Still trust in God; for him to praise
good cause I yet shall have:
He of my count’nance is the health,
my God that doth me save.

Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases, 1800

Text Information

First Line: Judge me, O God, and plead my cause Against the ungodly nation
Title: Judge me, O God, and plead my cause
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d550

Melodies of the Church #d519

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d412

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Psalms and Hymns #P43c

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Psalms Carefully Suited to the Christian Worship in the United States of America #43

Sabbath School Psalmodist #d31


Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P45

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The Christian Psalmist #P43c

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P43a

The Psalms of David, in Metre #d50

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