Long life shall Israel's king behold (Joseph Haydn)
- Editor: Tulipo Petressian (submitted 2016-01-08). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 60 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Description: Lyrics are from vv. 6-8 of James Merrick's paraphrase.
Original text and translations
Long life shall Israel's king behold,
And ages count on ages roll'd;
With lasting joy thy servant's eyes
Shall see his children's childrenrise.
Safe in thy presence let him stand,
And share the blessings of thy hand;
His dwelling let thy thruth defend,
Thy mercy on his steps attend.
So shall thy love awake my song,
Thy name the willing note prolong,
While warm'd with zeal, my vows I pay,
And bless thee to my latest day.