O Lord, deliver my Life (William Ellison)

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Editor: William Ellison (submitted 2020-09-23).   Score information: Legal, 42 pages, 1.23 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Full score.

General Information

Title: O Lord, Deliver My Life
Composer: William Ellison
Lyricist: William Ellison

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: BB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments:

First published: 2020

Description: Original composition by William Ellison composed in August, 2020 based on the English Standard Version of the Bible. Composed for Bass duet with string ensemble and piano accompaniment.

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Original text and translations

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O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger,
    nor discipline me in your wrath.

Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing;
    heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled.
 
My soul also is greatly troubled.
    But you, O Lord—how long?
 
Turn, O Lord, deliver my life;
    save me for the sake of your steadfast love.
 
For in death there is no remembrance of you;
    in Sheol who will give you praise?
 
I am weary with my moaning;
    every night I flood my bed with tears;
    I drench my couch with my weeping.
 
My eye wastes away because of grief;
    it grows weak because of all my foes.
 
Depart from me, all you workers of evil,
    for the Lord has heard the sound of my weeping.
 
The Lord has heard my plea;
    the Lord accepts my prayer.
 
All my enemies shall be ashamed and greatly troubled;
    they shall turn back and be put to shame in a moment.