I to the hills will lift mine eyes

I to the hills will lift mine eyes, From whence doth come my aid

Tune: DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)
Published in 53 hymnals

Full Text

1 I to the hills will lift mine eyes,
from whence doth come mine aid.
2 My safety cometh from the Lord,
who heav’n and earth hath made.

3 Thy foot he’ll not let slide, nor will
he slumber that thee keeps.
4 Behold, he that keeps Israel,
he slumbers not, nor sleeps.

5 The Lord thee keeps, the Lord thy shade
on thy right hand doth stay:
6 The moon by night thee shall not smite,
nor yet the sun by day.

7 The Lord shall keep thy soul; he shall
preserve thee from all ill.
8 Henceforth thy going out and in
God keep for ever will.

Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases, 1800

Text Information

First Line: I to the hills will lift mine eyes, From whence doth come my aid
Title: I to the hills will lift mine eyes
Meter: 8.6.8.6

Tune

DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #81bText
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #81aText
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #668TextImage
Hymns of Truth & Light #91
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #234TextImage
Rejoice in the Lord #131Text
The Book of Hymns (A fresh anthology of favourite hymns) #11
Together in Song: Australian Hymn Book II #76



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