Blessed are they that fear the Lord (Psalm 128) – Henry Purcell

 

Henry Purcell (1659–1695) whose operas were wr...

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Psalm 128:1-6

1 Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord; that walketh in his ways.

2 For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

3 Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.

4 Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the Lord.

5 The Lord shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.

6 Yea, thou shalt see thy children’s children, and peace upon Israel.

Blessed are they that fear the Lord (1688) by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)


Performed by Choir of New College, Oxford, The King’s Consort, Dir. Edward Higginbottom

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