O what troubles and adversities (James Nares)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2016-01-31). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 117 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Clefs modernised. Source may be found at IMSLP. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
First published: 1788
External websites: IMSLP - Nares
Original text and translations
Ps.71:18a O what troubles and adversities hast thou shewn me, and yet didst thou turn and refresh me.
Ps.16:10 Wherefore my heart was glad, and my glory rejoiced: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
Ps.119:5 O that my ways were made so direct : that I might keep thy statutes!
Ps.51:13 Then shall I teach thy ways unto the wicked: and sinners shall be converted unto thee.
Ps.144:15 Happy are the people that are in such a case: yea, blessed are the people
who have the Lord for their God.