Lord, thy word abideth (William Henry Monk)

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Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-01-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: As found in the New English Hymnal. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Lord, thy word abideth
Composer: William Henry Monk
Lyricist: Henry Williams Baker

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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External websites: http://www.embassysingers.de

Original text and translations

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1. Lord, thy word abideth,
and our footsteps guideth;
who its truth believeth
light and joy receiveth.

2. When our foes are near us,
then thy word doth cheer us,
word of consolation,
message of salvation.

3. When the storms are o'er us,
and dark clouds before us,
then its light directeth,
and our way protecteth.

4. Who can tell the pleasure,
who recount the treasure
by thy word imparted
to the simple-hearted?

5. Word of mercy, giving
succour to the living;
word of life, supplying
comfort to the dying.

6. O that we discerning
its most holy learning,
Lord, may love and fear thee,
evermore be near thee!