METER:  LM (88 88)
This is the meter of such hymns as "Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow."

1.  When Is-ra-el left E-gypt's land,
    When Ja-cob's house left for-eign soil,
    Ju-dah be-came God's sanc-tua-ry,
    And Is-rael God's do-min-ion was.
2.  The sea looked and then ran away;
    The Jor-dan Riv-er stopped its flow.
    The moun-tains skipped and leaped like goats,
    The hills like lambs and kids did jump.
3.  O sea, what made you run a-way?
    O Jor-dan, why'd you stop your flow?
    You moun-tains, why'd you skip like goats?
    And hills, why did you jump like lambs?
4.  Earth, trem-ble at the Lord's pres-ence,
    Be-fore the face of Ja-cob's God,
    Who turns the rock in-to a pool,
    And from flint brings forth flow-ing springs.

Reprinted by permission of the publisher from Sing the Psalms! by Dale A. Schoening.  Copyright 1988 Dale A. Schoening.  Alt. 2002 Dale A. Schoening.

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