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41a. O God, give ear unto my cry

1 O God, give ear unto my cry,
and to my prayer attend;
from distant corners of the land
my cry to you I'll send.

2 My plea is made with fainting heart
and great perplexity;
lead me in safety to the rock
that higher is than I.

3 For you have long my refuge been,
a shelter by your power;
a tower of strength against my foes
in every evil hour.

4 Within your dwelling, Lord my God,
for ever I'll abide;
and in the shadow of your wings
with confidence I'll hide.

Text Information
First Line: O God, give ear unto my cry
Meter: CM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2005
Topic: God: Protection of; Trust
Source: The Scottish Psalter, 1929, alt.
Tune Information
Meter: CM
Key: F Major
Source: Harm. Church Hymnary, 3rd edition, 1973

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