P119r. Thy statutes, Lord, are wonderful


129 Thy statutes, Lord, are wonderful,
my soul them keeps with care.
130 The entrance of thy words gives light,
makes wise who simple are.
131 My mouth I also opened have,
and panted earnestly,
for after thy commandments I
have longed exceedingly.

132 Look on me, Lord, and merciful
do thou unto me prove,
as thou art wont to do to those
thy name who truly love.
133 O let my footsteps in thy word
aright still ordered be:
let no iniquity obtain
dominion over me.

134 From man’s oppression save thou me;
so keep thy laws I will.
135 Thy face make on thy servant shine;
teach me thy statutes still.
136 Rivers of waters from mine eyes
ran down, because I saw
that wicked men go on in sin,
and do not keep thy law.

Text Information
First Line: Thy statutes, Lord, are wonderful
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2004
Tune Information
Composer: François Barthélemon, 1741-1808
Adapter: Robert Simpson, 1790-1832
Meter: CM
Key: A Major
Source: French song

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