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O God, give ear unto my cry

O God, give ear unto my cry; Unto my prayer attend

Published in 27 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O God, give ear unto my cry;
and to my prayer attend.
from distant corners of the land
my cry to you I'll send.

2 My plea is made with fainting heart
and great perplexity;
lead me in safety to the rock
that higher is than I.

3 For you have long my refuge been,
a shelter by your power;
a tower of strength against my foes
in every evil hour.

4 Within your dwelling, Lord my God,
for ever I'll abide;
and in the shadow of your wings
with confidence I'll hide.

Source: Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #41a

Text Information

First Line: O God, give ear unto my cry; Unto my prayer attend
Title: O God, give ear unto my cry
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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[O God, give ear unto my cry]


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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #41a

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #41b

Include 25 pre-1979 instances
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