O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies (Christopher Tye)
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Title: O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies
Composer: Christopher Tye
Description: Tye was an enthusiastic participant in the Edwardian reformation, composing for the newly coined English liturgy. The model for the present text remains unidentified (although it is similar in sentiment to psalm 59), and its liturgical use is not known.
Original text and translations
O Lord, deliver me from mine enemies, and save me from all them that would devour me.
There is no saving health but in thee.
O bow down thine ear, Lord, unto me and receive my prayer,
and I will sing with angels unto thee: Halleluia.