He leadeth me beside the still waters.@Psalm 23:2

Inge E. Diekenga, in Uplifting Songs, New and Old, edited by Charles C. Case & James R. Murray (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1896), number 188.

Trocadéro Robert C. Winthrop, in Uplifting Songs, New and Old, edited by Charles C. Case & James R. Murray (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church, 1896), number 188 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Robert C. Winthrop (1809-1894)

Beside the still waters, oh Father, my God,
There lead me, there feed me, there show me Thy Word;
There give me Thy counsel, there grant me Thy peace,
There make all my sorrows and wanderings cease.

Beside the still waters, enlighten my eye,
That I may walk worthily when Thou art nigh;
Cleanse me from presumption, my heart render pure,
Keep me from transgression and make my faith sure.

Beside the still waters, oh bountiful store,
I drink from their plenty and thirst nevermore;
No more I am weary when there I may rest,
And feel with Thy mercy and love I am blessed.

Beside the still waters, Thy goodness is there,
Protects me from danger, preserves me from care;
For pain has no terror and death has no sting,
While Thou art so near me, my Lord and my king.