They that wait upon the Lord (George J. Elvey)

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-12-01).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 67 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from the tonic solfa version in The Anthem Book of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1905. The accompaniment is a reduction of the vocal parts.

General Information

Title: They that wait upon the Lord
Composer: George J. Elvey
Source of text: Isaiah 40:31 & 26:4

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

Language: English
Instruments: Keyboard

First published: 1905 in The Anthem Book, no. 78


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Original text and translations

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They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles.
They shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk and not be faint.
Trust ye in the Lord for ever; for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength.