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The Lord did say unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand (New England Psalter)

The Lord did say unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand (New England Psalter)

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1 The Lord did say unto my Lord,
Sit thou at my right hand,
Till I thine en'mies make a stool
Whereon thy feet may stand.
2 The Lord shall of thy strength the rod
From out of Sion send;
In mid'st of all thine enemies,
Thy conq'ring pow'r extend.

3 Thy people are in thy days pow'r
In holy beauties free,
As dew from early morning womb
Thou hast thy youth to thee.
4 The Lord hath sworn, and never will
Repent what he did say,
By th' order of Melchisedeck
Thou art a priest for aye.

5 The Lord who is at thy right hand,
Shall wounding strike thro' kings,
Upon the day wherein that he
His indignation brings.
6 He shall among the heathen judge,
And fill with bodies dead
Great places; and o'er many lands,
He shall strike thro' the head.

7 Out of the torrent he shall drink
I'th' way he passeth by:
Because of this therefore he shall
Lift up the head on high.

Source: The Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Old and New-Testament: faithfully translated into English metre: for the use, edification, and comfort of the saints...especially in New-England (25th ed) #PCXb

Text Information

First Line: The Lord did say unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand (New England Psalter)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1742
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.



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