Save me, O my God (William Ellison)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-19)  CPDL #60630:     
Editor: William Ellison (submitted 2020-09-19).   Score information: Legal, 26 pages, 1.21 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Full score.

General Information

Title: Psalm 3 - Save Me, O My God
Composer: William Ellison
Lyricist: William Ellison

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SAB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Orchestra

First published: 2020

Description: Original composition by William Ellison based on Psalm 3 from the English Standard Version of the Bible. This composition is for SATB choir with woodwinds and string orchestra accompaniment (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet with Violin 1 & 2, Viola, Cello, and Bass).

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Original text and translations

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O Lord, how many are my foes!
Many are rising against me;
Many are saying of my soul,
"There is no salvation for him in God.
But you, O Lord, are ashield about me, my glory,
and the lifter of my head.
I cried aloud to the Lord, and He answered me from His holy hill.
I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me.
I will not be afraid of many thousands of people
who have set themselves against me all around.

Arise, O Lord! Save me, O my God!
For you strike all my enemies on the cheek;
you break the teeth of the wicked

Salvation belongs to the Lord;
your blessing be on your people!