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God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength

Representative Text

1 God is our refuge and our strength,
in straits a present aid;
therefore, although the earth remove,
we will not be afraid:

2 Though hills amidst the seas be cast;
though waters roaring make,
and troubled be; yea, though the hills
by swelling seas do shake.

3 A river is, whose streams make glad
the city of our God;
the holy place, wherein the Lord
most high hath his abode.

4 God in the midst of her doth dwell;
nothing shall her remove:
The Lord to her an helper will,
and that right early, prove.

Source: Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #36

Text Information

First Line: God is our refuge and our strength, In straits a present aid
Title: God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Lord of hosts is on our side
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

STROUDWATER


WINCHESTER OLD

WINCHESTER OLD is a famous common-meter psalm tune, presumably arranged by George Kirbye (b. Suffolk, England, c. 1560; d. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, 1634) from a melody in Christopher Tye's Acts of the Apostles and published in T. Este's The Whole Book of Psalmes (1592) set to Psalm 84. Ki…

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Instances

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Bible Songs #51

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Children's Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church in Canada #118

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #36

Divine Service Book for the Armed Forces #d54

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #36

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Jasper and Gold #169

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #79

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Redemption Songs #506

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Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #P4

Sacred Songs and Solos #654

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Scottish Psalter and Paraphrases #P49

Songs of Praise for Schools #d31

Spurgeon's Own Hymn Book #46b

The Book of Praise #20

The Book of Praise #30

The Book of Praise #41a

The Book of Praise #41b

The Book of Praise #41c

The Book of Psalms Rendered in Metre and Set to Music #d60

The Book of Psalms Rendered in Metre and Set to Music #ad60

Text

The Church Hymnary (3rd Ed.) #24

The Harvard University Hymn Book #109

The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada #130

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The Hymnal #91

The Hymnal #d128

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #651

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #709a

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #709b

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #709c

Tune Info

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #651

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P46a

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The Irish Presbyterian Hymbook #P46b

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34a

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34b

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34c

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34a

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34b

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The Presbyterian Book of Praise #P34c

The Psalter #d31

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The Y. M. Christian Association Hymn-Book, with Tunes. #5b

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Worship in the School Room #100

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Young Men's Christian Association Hymn and Tune Book #157

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