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I did in heart rejoice to hear the

I did in heart rejoice
to hear the people's voice
In offering so willingly:
For let us up, say they,
And in the Lord's house pray:
Thus spake the folk with amity.

Our feet that wandered wide
Shall in thy gates abide,
O thou Jerusalem full fair;
Which art so seemly set
Much like a city neat,
Whither the people do repair.

The tribes with one accord,
to give thanks to the Lord,
Are thither bent their way to take:
So God before did tell
That there his Israel
Their prayers should together make.

For there are thrones erect,
and that for this respect,
To set forth justice orderly:
Which thrones' right to maintain,
To David's house pertain,
his folk to judge with equity.

To pray let us not cease
for Jerusalem's peace:
Thy friends God keep in amity;
Peace be thy walls about,
And prosper thee throughout
thy palaces continually.

For my friends sake will I
wish that prosperity
May evermore abide in thee:
God's house doth me allure
Thy wealth for to procure
as much as always lies in me.

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Meter: 6 6 8 6 6 8
      Dates: 1561,1812
      Bible Refs: Ps 122;
      Hymn/Song Book Year Song #
      1812# 122
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