Scripture Verse

Lord, how are they increased that trouble me! Many are they that rise up against me. Psalm 3:1


Words: Pa­ra­phrase of Psalm 3; au­thor un­known.

Music: South­well (Da­man) Will­iam Da­man, Psalmes of Da­vid in Eng­lish Me­ter 1579 (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know the au­thor, or where to get a good pic­ture of him or Daman,


O Lord, how ma­ny they
Who deep­ly trou­ble me;
How great­ly are they mul­ti­plied
Who do me in­ju­ry.

There is no help for him,
No help in God, they say;
Thou art my shield and glo­ry, Lord,
Thou art my cer­tain stay.

I called to God, He heard
From out His ho­ly hill.
I fell asleep, I woke in peace,
For He sus­tained me still.

Arise and save, O Lord,
For Thou didst smite my foe.
Salvation com­eth from the Lord;
His saints His bless­ings know.