12080. The King, O Lord, With Songs Of Praise

1 The king, O Lord, with songs of praise
Shall in Thy strength rejoice;
And blest with Thy salvation raise
To Heaven his cheerful voice.

2 Thy sure defense through nations round
Has spread his glorious name;
And his successful actions crowned
With majesty and fame.

3 Then let the king on God alone
For timely aid rely;
His mercy shall support the throne,
And all our wants supply.

4 But, righteous Lord, his stubborn foes
Shall feel Thy dreadful hand;
Thy vengeful arm shall find out those
That hate his mild command.

5 When Thou against them dost engage,
Thy just, but dreadful doom
Shall, like a fiery oven’s rage,
Their hopes and them consume.

6 Thus, Lord, Thy wondrous power declare,
And thus exalt Thy fame;
Whilst we glad songs of praise prepare
For Thine almighty name.

Text Information
First Line: The king, O Lord, with songs of praise
Title: The King, O Lord, With Songs Of Praise
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: CMD
Language: English
Source: The Psalms of David, 1719
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Composer: William James Kirkpatrick (1900)
Meter: CM
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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