Psalm 51: Be Merciful, O Lord

Text Information

First Line: Be merciful, O Lord, we have sinned, we have sinned
Title: Psalm 51: Be Merciful, O Lord
Language: English
Publication Date: 2004
Copyright: © 1963, 1993, The Grail, GIA Publications, Inc., agent. For licensing, see www.onelicense.net; refrain trans. © 1969, ICEL

Tune

WONDROUS LOVE (Southern Harmony)

WONDROUS LOVE was first set to this text in William Walker's (PsH 44) second edition of Southern Harmony (1840). Publication of the hymn in B. F. White's The Sacred Harp (1844) further promoted the combination of text and tune. The meter of "What Wondrous Love" derives from an old English ballad abo…

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Gather (3rd ed.) #52

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #39

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