Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.@Psalm 53:6
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Henry F. Lyte (1793-1847)

Henry F. Lyte, Spirit of the Psalms 1834.

St. Alphege Henry J. Gauntlett, 1848 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Henry J. Gauntlett (1805-1876)
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O that the Lord’s salvation
Were out of Zion come,
To heal His ancient nation,
To lead His outcasts home!

How long the holy city
Shall heathen feet profane?
Return, O Lord, in pity;
Rebuild her walls again.

Let fall Thy rod of terror;
Thy saving grace impart;
Roll back the veil of error;
Release the fettered heart.

Let Israel, home returning,
Their lost Messiah see;
Give oil of joy for mourning,
And bind Thy church to Thee.