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National Prosperity

O happy land, whose sons in youth

Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 O happy land, whose sons in youth,
In sturdy strength and noble truth,
Like plants in vigor spring;
Whose daughters fair, a queenly race,
Are like the cornerstones that grace
The palace of a king,
The palace of a king.

2 O happy land, when flock and field
Their rich, abundant increase yield,
And blessings multiply;
When plenty all thy people share,
And no invading foe is there,
And no distressful cry,
And no distressful cry.

3 O happy people, favored land
To whom the Lord with liberal hand
Hath thus His goodness shown;
Yes, surely is that people blest
By whom Jehovah is confessed
To be their God alone,
To be their God alone.

Source: The Psalter: with responsive readings #393

Text Information

First Line: O happy land, whose sons in youth
Title: National Prosperity
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Source: Metrical Version, 1909
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Bible Songs #d124

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Bible Songs #292

Crescent Service Program No. 12 #d22

Crescent Service Program No. 13 #d21

Psalter Hymnal (Blue) #297

Songs for Christian Worship #d186

The Book of Praise #126

TextPage Scan

The Psalter #393

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