Acquaint thyself with God (Maurice Greene)

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  • (Posted 2021-07-14)  CPDL #65092:         
Editor: Mike Wallen (submitted 2021-07-14).   Score information: Letter, 12 pages, 381 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: choir voices use C-clefs.

General Information

Title: Acquaint thyself with God
Composer: Maurice Greene
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with Countertenor solo
Genre: SacredVerse anthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ with Basso continuo

First published: 1743 in Forty Select Anthems, no. 2
Description: This is a Verse Anthem with Treble (Soprano) Solo and SATB choir. Text is from Job Chap. 22.

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Original text and translations

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Acquaint thyself with God,
and be at peace with him;
and lay up his words, lay up his words in thine heart.
If thou return to the Almighty,
put away iniquity,
Then shall he be thy defense, and thy delight;
Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him,
and he will hear thee,
The Lord will deliver the Righteous,
he will save the humble man,