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Sing loud to God our strength, with joy

Sing loud to God our strength, with joy

Published in 9 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Sing loud to God our strength; with joy
to Jacob’s God do sing.
2 Take up a psalm, the pleasant harp,
timbrel and psaltery bring.
3 Blow trumpets at new moon, and when
our feast appointed is:
4 a charge to Israel, and a law
of Jacob’s God was this.

5 To Joseph this an ordinance
he made, when Egypt land
he travelled through, where speech I heard
I did not understand.
6 His shoulder I from burdens took,
his hands from pots did free.
7 Thou didst in trouble on me call,
and I delivered thee:

In secret place of thunder I
to thee did answer make;
and at the streams of Meribah
of thee a proof did take.
8 O thou, my people, give an ear,
I’ll testify to thee;
to thee, O Israel, if thou wilt
but hearken unto me.

9 In midst of thee there shall not be
any strange god at all;
nor unto any god unknown
thou bowing down shalt fall.
10 I am the Lord thy God, who did
from Egypt land thee guide;
I’ll fill thy mouth abundantly,
do thou it open wide.

11 My people would not hear my voice,
Israel my counsel spurned;
12 I gave them up to their hard hearts,
to their own ways they turned.
13 O that my people had me heard,
Israel my ways had chose!
14 I had their enemies soon subdued,
my hand turned on their foes.

15 The haters of the Lord to him
submission should have feign’ed;
but as for them, their time should have
for evermore remained.
16 He should have also fed them with
the finest of the wheat;
of honey from the rock thy fill
I should have made thee eat.

Source: The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P81b

Text Information

First Line: Sing loud to God our strength, with joy
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P81a

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P81b

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