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Why Dost Thou Stand Afar?

Meter: 6.6.8.6 Appears in 6 hymnals Matching Instances: 6 First Line: Why dost Thou stand afar Lyrics: 1. Why dost Thou stand afar, O Lord, in our distress? And why dost Thou conceal Thyself When troublous times oppress? 2. Do Thou, O Lord, arise; O God, lift up Thy hand; Forget Thou not the suffering poor, The humble in the land. 3. Their foes Thou dost behold, Their wrongs Thou wilt repay; The poor commit themselves to Thee, Thou art the orphans’ stay. 4. Thou, Lord, hast heard their prayer When humble hearts drew nigh; Thou also wilt revive their strength And ever hear their cry. 5. Defend the fatherless, And all who are oppressed, That they by human pride and power May be no more distressed. Used With Tune: RHODES Text Sources: The Psalter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The United Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1912), number 19

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RHODES

Meter: 6.6.8.6 Appears in 25 hymnals Matching Instances: 2 Composer and/or Arranger: Charles Warwick Jordan Tune Key: D Major Incipit: 55317 65342 34655 Used With Text: Why Dost Thou Stand Afar?
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[Why dost Thou stand afar]

Appears in 1 hymnal Matching Instances: 1 Composer and/or Arranger: J. B. Herbert Used With Text: The Suffering Poor

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Why Dost Thou Stand Afar?

Hymnal: The Cyber Hymnal #7162 Meter: 6.6.8.6 First Line: Why dost Thou stand afar Lyrics: 1. Why dost Thou stand afar, O Lord, in our distress? And why dost Thou conceal Thyself When troublous times oppress? 2. Do Thou, O Lord, arise; O God, lift up Thy hand; Forget Thou not the suffering poor, The humble in the land. 3. Their foes Thou dost behold, Their wrongs Thou wilt repay; The poor commit themselves to Thee, Thou art the orphans’ stay. 4. Thou, Lord, hast heard their prayer When humble hearts drew nigh; Thou also wilt revive their strength And ever hear their cry. 5. Defend the fatherless, And all who are oppressed, That they by human pride and power May be no more distressed. Languages: English Tune Title: RHODES
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Why dost thou stand afar

Hymnal: Trinity Hymnal #508 (1961) Meter: 6.6.8.6 Lyrics: 1 Why dost thou stand afar, O Lord, in our distress? And why dost thou conceal thyself When troublous times oppress? 2 Do thou, O Lord, arise; O God, lift up thy hand; Forget thou not the suff'ring poor, The humble in the land. 3 Their foes thou dost behold, Their wrongs thou wilt repay; The poor commit themselves to thee, Thou art the orphan's stay. 4 Thou, Lord, hast heard their pray'r When humble hearts drew nigh; Thou also wilt revive their strength And ever hear their cry. 5 Defend the fatherless, And all who are oppressed, That they by human pride and pow'r May be no more distressed. Amen. Topics: Christian Life Tribulation and Suffering; God Defender; Poor; Supplication For Deliverance; Temperance Scripture: Psalm 10 Languages: English Tune Title: CLIFTON

The suffering poor

Hymnal: Songs for Christian Worship #d315 (1950) First Line: Why dost thou stand afar, O Lord Refrain First Line: Do thou, O Lord, arise

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C. Warwick Jordan

1840 - 1909 Person Name: Charles Warwick Jordan Composer of "RHODES" in The Cyber Hymnal Born: January 27, 1841, Bristol, Gloucester, England. Died: August 30, 1909, Hayward’s Heath, Sussex, England. Cremated: Golders Green, London, England. Jordan began his musical career as a chorister, first at Bristol Cathedral and later at St. Paul’s Cathedral. He was educated at Oxford (BMus 1869), and received the Lambeth degree of Doctor of Music in 1886. A champion of plainsong, he was an honorary organist of the London Gregorian Association, where he took a prominent part in the annual festivals at St. Paul’s Cathedral. He was a professor of organ and harmony at the Guildhall School of Music, and an honorary fellow, examiner and treasurer of the Royal College of Organists. Jordan held organist positions at St. Paul’s, Bunhill Row (1857); St. Luke’s Holloway (1860); and from 1866 until his death at St. Stephen’s Church, Lewisham (where he was also choir master). His works include: One Hundred and Fifty Harmonies (London: Novello, Ewer & Company, 1880) --www.hymntime.com/tch

J. B. Herbert

1852 - 1927 Composer of "[Why dost Thou stand afar]" in Bible Songs No. 4