Within Thy Temple, Lord

Representative Text

1 Within your temple, Lord,
we on your mercies dwell;
far as your name is known,
there does your praise excel:
your praises sound through ev'ry land,
and right your scepter shall command.

2 Let Zion's mount rejoice,
let Judah's daughters praise
the Lord with cheerful voice,
for judgment he displays;
go round the walls on Zion's mount,
go round her splendors to recount.

3 The tow'rs of Zion tell,
her palaces survey,
mark all her bulwarks well,
and to your children say:
"This God forever shall abide,
ev'n unto death, our God and guide."

Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #373

Text Information

First Line: Within thy temple. Lord, We on thy mercies dwell
Title: Within Thy Temple, Lord
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


ST. JOHN (13355)



Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns." The tune is lively an…

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