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Bondage and Deliverance

When Israel out of Egypt went, From people of a speech unknown

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Full Text

1 When Israel out of Egypt went,
From people of a speech unknown,
The Lord among His people dwelt,
And there He set His royal throne.

2 The sea behold and fled away,
The Jordan's waters backward turned,
The lofty mountains and the hills
With trembling awe our god discerned.

3 What aileth thee, O troubled sea?
Thou Jordan, why thy riven tide?
Ye mountains and ye little hills,
Why thus dismayed on every side?

4 O tremble, earth, before the Lord,
In presence of Jehovah fear,
Beneath Whose touch the flinty rock
Became a fount of waters clear.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Text Information

First Line: When Israel out of Egypt went, From people of a speech unknown
Title: Bondage and Deliverance
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Tune

ABSCHIED


BLOOMFIELD CHANT


VOM HIMMEL HOCH

Initially Luther used the folk melody associated with his first stanza as the tune for this hymn. Later he composed this new tune for his text. VOM HIMMEL HOCH was first published in Valentin Schumann's Geistliche Lieder in 1539. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used Luther's melody in three places in his wel…

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The Cyber Hymnal #7369
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