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HALLELUJAH




That man is blessed, who stands in awe
of God, and loves his sacred law:
His seed on earth shall be renowned,
and with successive honors crowned.


His house, the seat of wealth, shall be
an unexhausted treasury;
His justice free from all decay
shall blessings to his heirs convey.


The soul that's filled with virtue's light
shines brightest in affliction's night:
to pity the distressed inclined,
as well as just to all mankind.


His liberal favors he extends,
to some he gives, to others lends;
Yet what his charity impairs,
he saves by prudence in affairs.


Beset with threatening dangers round,
unmoved shall he maintain his ground;
The sweet remembrance of the just
shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.


Ill tidings never can surprise
his heart, that fixed on God relies:
On safety's rock he sits, and sees
the shipwreck of his enemies.


His hands, while they his alms bestowed,
his glory's future harvest sowed;
Whence he shall reap wealth, fame, renown,
a temp'ral and eternal crown.


The wicked shall his triumph see,
and gnash their teeth in agony:
While their unrighteous hopes decay,
and vanish with themselves away.


---Alternative verses---


The soul that's filled with virtue's light
Shines brightest in affliction's night;
His conscience bears his courage up,
He sees in darkness beams of hope.

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LYRICS
Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
Writer(s):
    Trans/Adapted:
      Dates: 1696,1821
      Bible Refs: Ps 112;
      MUSIC
      Name: ROCKINGHAM (Miller)
      Meter: 8 8 8 8 (L.M.)
      Writer(s):
        Dates: 1790
        SCORE PREVIEW
        score
        ALTERNATIVE TUNES
        Name meter
        8 8 8 8 D (D.L.M.)

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