1 Now Israel may say, and that in truth,
if that the Lord had not our right maintained,
if that the Lord had not with us remained,
when cruel men against us rose to strive,
we surely had been swallowed up alive.
2 Yea, when their wrath against us fiercely rose,
the swelling tide had o'er us spread its wave,
the raging stream had then become our grave,
the surging flood, in proudly swelling roll,
must surely then had overwhelmed our soul.
3 Blest be the Lord, who made us not their prey;
as from the snare a bird escapeth free,
their net is rent and so escaped are we;
our only help is in Jehovah's name,
who made the earth and all the heav'nly frame.
GENEVAN 124 (also known as OLD 124TH) was first published in the 1551 edition of the Genevan Psalter. Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4) harmonized the tune in 1985. One of the best known from the Genevan Psalter, the tune is published in most North American hymnals. By 1564 it was adopted in English and Scott…
Display Title: Now Israel May SayFirst Line: Now Israel may say, and that in truthTune Title: OLD 124THMeter: 10.10.10.10.10Source: The Psalter (Pittsburgh: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912)
Display Title: Now Israel May SayFirst Line: Now Israel may say, and that in truthTune Title: GENEVAN 124Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10.Scripture: Psalm 124Date: 2018Subject: Adversaries | ; Church | As Covenant PeopleSource: The Psalter, 1912