Forth from Thy Courts

Forth from Thy courts, Thy sacred dwelling

Author: William Kuipers (1931)
Tune: GENEVAN 65
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Author: William Kuipers

Born: 1883, Rochester, New York. Died: 1933, Passaic, New Jersey. Buried: Restlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kuipers emigrated from Friesland, Holland, to America, in the late 1880s, graduated from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was ordained in the Christian Reformed Church. He served at the Second Christian Reformed Church of Fremont, Michigan (1914-19); Christian Reformed churches in Oakland, Michigan (1919-23); Dennis Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1923-27); and Summer Street, Passaic, New Jersey (1927-33). He wrote a number of poems, hymns, and psalm versifications.  Go to person page >

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First Line: Forth from Thy courts, Thy sacred dwelling
Title: Forth from Thy Courts
Author: William Kuipers (1931)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: © 1976 Faith Alive Christian Resources



GENEVAN 65 appears twice in the Genevan Psalter. It was originally composed to accompany Psalm 72 in the 1551 edition of that psalter and was later matched with Theodore de Beze's versification of Psalm 65 in the 1554 edition. Composed in Aeolian (minor), this tune consists of four long phrases in b…

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