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O Lord, my Rock, to thee I cry, In sighs consume my breath

O Lord, my Rock, to thee I cry, In sighs consume my breath

Published in 11 hymnals

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1 O Lord, my Rock, to Thee I cry,
in Sighs consume my Breath.
O! answer; or I shall become
like those that sleep in Death.
2 Regard my Supplication, Lord,
the Cries that I repeat,
With weeping Eyes, and lifted Hands,
before thy Mercy-seat.

3 Let me escape the Sinners Doom,
who make a trade of Ill;
And ever speak the Person fair,
whose Blood they mean to spill.
4 According to their Crimes Extent,
let Justice have its Course:
Relentless be to them, as they
have sinn'd without Remorse.

5 Since they the Works of God despise,
nor will His Grace adore;
His Wrath shall utterly destroy,
and build them up no more.
6 But I, with due Acknowlegement,
his Praises will resound,
From whom the Cries of my Distress
a gracious Answer found.

7 My Heart its Confidence repos'd
in God my Strength and Shield?
In Him I trusted, and return'd
triumphant from the Field:
As He has made my Joys complete,
'tis just that i should raise
The chearful Tribute of my Thanks,
and thus resound his Praise:

8 "His aiding Pow'r supports the Troops
"that my just Cause maintain:
"'Twas He advanc'd me to the Throne,
"'tis He secures my Reign."
9 Preserve thy Chosen, and proceed
thine Heritage to bless:
With Plenty prosper them, in Peace;
in Battle, with Success.

Source: A New Version of the Psalms of David: fitted to the Tunes used in Churches #XXVIII

Text Information

First Line: O Lord, my Rock, to thee I cry, In sighs consume my breath
Source: Tate and Brady
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Version of the Psalms of David: fitted to the Tunes used in Churches #XXVIIITextPage Scan
A New Version of the Psalms of David: Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches #52TextPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Every Sunday ... Diocese of Quebec #d91
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: for every Sunday and principle festival throughout the year for the use of congregations in the Diocess of Quebec #56bPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Anthems, for every Sunday and principal festival throughout the year. for the use of congregations in the dioceses Quebec and Toronto. #P28Page Scan
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d359
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d357
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #XXVIIIPage Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #512Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #512Page Scan
The Whole Book of Psalms: in metre; with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #XXVIIIPage Scan
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