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Psalm 126

When Zion's fortunes God restored, It was a dream come true

Tune: EDGBASTON (Joubert)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 When Zion's fortunes God restored,
it was a dream come true.
Our mouths were then with laughter filled,
our tongues with songs anew.

2 The nations said, 'The LORD has done
great things for Israel.'
The Lord did mighty things for us,
and joy our hearts knew well.

3 Restore our fortunes, gracious Lord,
like streams in desert soil.
A joyful harvest will reward
the weeping sower's toil.

4 The man who, bearing seed to sow,
goes out with tears of grief,
will come again with songs of joy,
bearing his harvest sheaf.

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #130

Text Information

First Line: When Zion's fortunes God restored, It was a dream come true
Title: Psalm 126
Source: Church of Scotland Psalmody Committee
Language: English



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #86

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #86

TextPage Scan

The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #130

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