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 13 hymnals

Representative Text

1 They in the Lord that firmly trust
shall be like Zion hill,
which at no time can be removed,
but stand for ever will.
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 blessing, Lord, impart;
thy blessing give thou unto all
who upright are in heart.

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P125

Text Information

First Line: They in the Lord that firmly trust Shall be like Sion hill
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Scottish Psalter, 1650
Language: English
Refrain First Line: As round about Jerusalem
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. ANDREW (Tans'ur)


ARDEN (Thalben-Ball)

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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ST. DAVID (Ravenscroft)


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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P125

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