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To Zion's hill I lift my eyes

To Zion's hill I lift my eyes (Tate and Brady)

Published in 43 hymnals

Full Text

1 To Sion's hill I lift my eyes,
From thence expecting aid;
From Sion's hill and Sion's God,
Who heaven and earth has made.

2 He will not let thy foot be moved,
Thy guardian will not sleep;
Behold, the God who slumbers not
Will favored Israel keep.

3 Sheltered beneath th' Almighty's wings,
Thou shalt securely rest,
Where neither sun nor moon shall thee
By day or night molest.

4 At home, abroad, in peace, in war,
Thy God shall thee defend;
Conduct thee through life's pilgrimage,
Safe to thy journey's end.

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal, Revised and Enlarged, as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the year of our Lord 1892 #648

Text Information

First Line: To Zion's hill I lift my eyes (Tate and Brady)
Title: To Zion's hill I lift my eyes
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Source: Tate and Brady's New Version, "To Sion'shill I lift my eyes"
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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