The humble suit of a sinner (John Farmer)
- Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2016-09-17). Score information: A4, 2 pages, 57 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: The humble suit of a sinner
Composer: John Farmer
First published: 1562
Description: This tune from English Psalter, 1562. Farmer's harmonization first published in The Whole Booke of Psalmes (Thomas Este) in 1592.
Original text and translations
O, Lord, of whom I do depend,
behold my careful heart,
and when thy will and pleasure is,
release me of mysmart,
thou see'st my sorrows what they are,
my grief isknow to thee,
and there is none that can remove,
or take the same from me.