How Long Wilt Thou Forget Me, Lord

How long wilt Thou forget me, Lord, Shall it forever be

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1 How long wilt thou forget me, Lord?
shall it for ever be?
O how long shall it be that thou
wilt hide thy face from me?
2 How long take counsel in my soul,
still sad in heart, shall I?
How long exalted over me
shall be mine enemy?

3 O Lord my God, consider well,
and answer to me make:
Mine eyes enlighten, lest the sleep
of death me overtake:
4 Lest that mine enemy should say,
Against him I prevailed;
And those that trouble me rejoice,
when I am moved and failed.

5 But I have all my confidence
thy mercy set upon;
My heart within me shall rejoice
in thy salvätion.
6 I will unto the Lord my God
sing praises cheerfully,
Because he hath his bounty shown
to me abundantly.

Source: Foundations Psalter: 1650 Scottish Psalter #13

Text Information

First Line: How long wilt Thou forget me, Lord, Shall it forever be
Title: How Long Wilt Thou Forget Me, Lord
Language: English
Refrain First Line: How long, how long, shall it
Copyright: Public Domain



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