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Out of the Depths I Call

Out of the depths I call

Tune: ST. BRIDE
Published in 2 hymnals

Full Text

1 Out of the depths I call,
to God I send my cry;
Oh, hear my supplicating voice
and graciously reply.

2 For you my soul still waits
with patience undeterred;
My hopes are on your promise built,
your never-failing word.

3 My fainting spirit longs
for your enlivening ray,
more eager than the morning watch
to greet the dawning day.

4 Let Israel trust in God;
whose mercy boundless grows,
The plenteous source and spring from whom
redemption ever flows.

Source: The New Century Hymnal #483

Text Information

First Line: Out of the depths I call
Title: Out of the Depths I Call
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Source: Tate and Brady, New Version of the Psalms, 1698, alt.
Language: English

Tune

ST. BRIDE

Samuel Howard (b. London, England, 1710; d. London, 1782) composed ST. BRIDE as a setting for Psalm 130 in William Riley's London psalter, Parochial Harmony (1762). The melody originally began with "gathering" notes at the beginning of each phrase. The tune's title is a contraction of St. Bridget, t…

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Instances

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #666
The New Century Hymnal #483TextPage Scan



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