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When Threatening Enemies Assail

When threatening enemies assail

Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Tune: CLAUDIUS
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 When threatening enemies assail,
I seek Thy help, O Lord;
And though they say my hope must fail,
I trust Thy faithful word.

2 Oft hast Thou heard my plaintive cry
Out of Thy holy hill;
I cannot doubt but Thou art nigh,
And wilt protect me still.

3 I laid me down and slept; Thy hand
Preserved me through the night;
Thankful I own, ’tis Thy command
Restores the cheerful light.

4 I will not fear ten thousand foes;
They cannot injure me:
Safe in Thy blessing, I repose
My confidence in Thee.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9540

Author: William Hiley Bathurst

Bathurst, William Hiley , M.A., son of the Rt. Hon. Charles Bragge (afterwards Bathurst) some time M.P. for Bristol, born at Clevedale, near Bristol, Aug. 28, 1796, and educated at Winchester, and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating B.A. in 1818. From 1820 to 1852 he held the Rectory of Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds. Resigning the Rectory in the latter year, through his inability to reconcile his doctrinal views with the Book of Common Prayer, he retired into private life, and died at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, Nov. 25, 1877. His works include, The Georgics of Virgil: Translated by W. H. B., 1849; Metrical Musings; or, Thoughts on Sacred Subjects in Verse, 1849; and Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use, 1831 (2nd ed. 1842). This last… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When threatening enemies assail
Title: When Threatening Enemies Assail
Author: William Hiley Bathurst
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9540
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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