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[Thou my everlasting portion] (Vail)

[Thou my everlasting portion] (Vail)

Composer: S. J. Vail (1874)
Published in 113 hymnals

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Composer: S. J. Vail

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Tune Information

Composer: S. J. Vail (1874)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 5U131 D7U21 D5U13 53132
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Close to Thee

Thou my everlasting portion,
more than friend or life to me,
all along my pilgrim journey,
Savior, let me walk with thee.

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #464
Text: Close to Thee
  • Full Score (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #572
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #909
Text: Close to Thee
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7586
Text: Who, O Lord, with Thee Abiding
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The United Methodist Hymnal #407
Text: Close to Thee
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (PDF)
  • Bulletin Score (PDF)
  • Full Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #553TextPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #464TextAudioPage Scan
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #479TextPage Scan
Blessed Assurance: Hymns of Fanny J. Crosby #11
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #572ScoreAudio
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #373
Hymns of Faith #211TextPage Scan
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #618Text
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #122TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #395
Rejoice Hymns #408
Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #558
Sing Joyfully #407Text
Small Church Music #2609Audio
Songs of Zion #7
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #297
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #607TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #909TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7586TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #365TextPage Scan
The New National Baptist Hymnal #346
The United Methodist Hymnal #407TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #298
Include 90 pre-1979 instances
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