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O come, my people, to my law attentively give ear

O come, my people, to my law attentively give ear

Tune: HEBER (Kingsley)
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 O come, my people, to my law
Attentively give ear;
With willing heart and teachable
The words of wisdom hear.

2 My mouth shall speak in parables
Of hidden truths of old,
Which, handed down from age to age,
To us our fathers told.

3 We will not from their children hide
Jehovah's worthy praise,
But tell the greatness of His strength,
His wondrous works and ways.

4 A testimony and a law
The Lord our God decreed,
And bade our fathers teach their sons,
That they His ways might heed.

5 He willed that each succeeding race
His deeds might learn and know,
That children's children to their sons
Might all these wonders show.

6 Let children learn God's righteous ways
And on Him stay their heart,
That they may not forget His works
Nor from His ways depart.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: O come, my people, to my law attentively give ear
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Let children learn God's righteous ways

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4743
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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