O Lord, give ear when with my voice

O Lord, give ear when with my voice

Author: J. B. Herbert
Tune: GOD WILL NOT FORSAKE
Published in 8 hymnals

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Full Text

1 O Lord, give ear when with my voice
I cry aloud to Thee;
Have mercy also, I entreat,
Give answer unto me.

2 When Thou didst say, Seek ye My face,
My answering heart replied,
Thy face, Jehovah, will I seek
Above all else beside.

3 Hide not Thy face, nor in Thy wrath
Thy servant put away;
Thou hast a helper been to me
In every troublous day.

4 O God, my Savior, leave me not;
Though parents should forsake,
The Lord, within His arms of love,
His child will surely take.

The Psalter: with responsive readings, 1912

Author: J. B. Herbert

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Text Information

First Line: O Lord, give ear when with my voice
Author: J. B. Herbert
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O God, my Savior, leave me not

Tune

GOD WILL NOT FORSAKE


NAOMI (Nägeli)

NAOMI was a melody that Lowell Mason (PHH 96) brought to the United States from Europe and arranged as a hymn tune; the arrangement was first published in the periodical Occasional Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1836). Some scholars have attributed the original melody to Johann G. Nageli (PHH 315), but there…

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