Francis Roads
Psalm 117 paraphrase
Tue Oct 4, 2016 10:35am

Please can anyone identify this paraphrase of Ps 117? It is set by an anonymous composer in Playford's Divine Companion (London 1701)

O all ye nations record the praises of the Lord:
Ye people through the universe your maker's praise rehearse.
For he to us great kindness shows, and mercies large bestows,
His constant truth no time decays, the Lord for ever praise.

    • Psalm 117 paraphrase
      Edmund Gooch, Tue Oct 4 10:25pm
      Francis, It's by Henry King (1592-1669) - the BL copy of the second edition (1671) of his metrical paraphrases can be seen here:... more
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