The Lord is my portion (Edward John Hopkins)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2010-12-04). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 66 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Transcribed from the tonic solfa version in The Anthem Book of the United Free Church of Scotland, 1905. The accompaniment is a reduction of the vocal parts. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: The Lord is my portion
Composer: Edward John Hopkins
Source of text: Lamentations 3: vv. 24-26
Original text and translations
24. The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
25. The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
26. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.