THE SONG OF SIMEON (NUNC DIMITTIS)
METER: 11 10 11 10 11 10
SUGGESTED TUNE: FINLANDIA
This is the meter for such hymns as "Be Still, My Soul."
1. Mas-ter, now you dis-miss in peace your serv-ant,
Just as you prom-ised by your ho-ly word;
For with my eyes I have seen your sal-va-tion,
Which be-fore ev-ery peo-ple you've pre-pared,
A light to show your-self to all the na-tions
And that your Is-rael may be glo-ri-fied.
Copyright 2005 Dale A. Schoening.