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They in the Lord that firmly trust Shall be like Sion hill

They in the Lord that firmly trust Shall be like Sion hill

Tune: ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)
Published in 12 hymnals

Full Text

1 They in the Lord that firmly trust
shall be like Sion hill,
Which at no time can be remov’d,
but standeth ever still.

2 As round about Jerusalem
the mountains stand alway,
The Lord his folk doth compass so,
from henceforth and for aye.

3 For ill men’s rod upon the lot
of just men shall not lie;
Lest righteous men stretch forth their hands
unto iniquity.

4 Do thou to all those that be good
thy goodness, Lord, impart;
And do thou good to those that are
upright within their heart.

5 But as for such as turn aside
after their crooked way,
God shall lead forth with wicked men:
on Isr’el peace shall stay.



Source: Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P155

Text Information

First Line: They in the Lord that firmly trust Shall be like Sion hill
Source: Scottish Psalter, 1650
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As round about Jerusalem
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)


ARDEN

ARDEN is a noble, singable, somewhat dramatic tune set to a fine accompaniment suited to harmony singing. Try having a soloist sing the words attributed to God in stanza 1. George T. Thalben-Ball (b. Sidney, Australia, 1896; d. London, England, 1987) composed ARDEN for the BBG Hymn Book of 1951, on…

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[They in the Lord that firmly trust]


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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bible Songs: a collection of psalms set to music for use in church and evangelistic services, prayer meetings, Sabbath schools, young people's societies, and family worship (Rev. and enl.ed) #271Page Scan
Bible Songs: consisting of selections from the Psalms set to music suitable for Sabbath Schools, prayer meetings, etc. #185Page Scan
Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P155Text
The Book of Praise #57
The Book of Praise #113
The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #684
The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #684
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Tunes #P100Page Scan
The Presbyterian Book of Praise: approved and commended by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada; With tunes; Part I. Selections from the Psalter. Part II. The Hymnal, rev, and en. #P100Page Scan
The Psalms of David, in Metre: allowed by the Authority of the Kirk of Scotland and Used in Several Branches of the Presbyterian Church #d140
The Psalms of David, with a selection of standard music appropriately arranged according to sentiment of each Psalm or portion of Psalm (8th ed.) #130aPage Scan
The Psalter: the Scottish Version of the Psalms Revised, and New Versions Adopted by the United Presbyterian Church #d257
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