How good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!@Psalm 133:1
John B. Dykes

James Mont­gom­e­ry, Songs of Zi­on 1822.

St. God­ric John B. Dykes, in the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Hymn and Tune Book, by Ri­chard R. Chope (Lon­don: 1862) (🔊 pdf nwc).

James Montgomery

How beautiful the sight
Of brethren who agree
In friendship to unite,
And bonds of charity;
’Tis like the precious ointment, shed
O’er all his robes, from Aaron’s head.

’Tis like the dews that fill
The cups of Hermon’s flowers;
Or Zion’s fruitful hill,
Bright with the drops of showers,
When mingling odors breathe around,
And glory rests on all the ground

For there the Lord commands
Blessings, a boundless store,
From His unsparing hands,
Yea, life forevermore;
Thrice happy they who meet above
To spend eternity in love!