Behold now give heed (Thomas Ravenscroft)

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  • (Posted 2014-12-15)   CPDL #33710:        (Finale 2008)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2014-12-15).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: Behold now give heed
Composer: Thomas Ravenscroft
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1621

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Original text and translations

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Behold now give heede such as be
the Lord's servants faithfull and true:
come praise the Lord every degree
with such songs as to him are due.

O ye that stand in the Lord's house,
even in our own God mansion:
praise ye the Lord so bouteous,
which worth our salvation.

Lift up your hands in his holy place,
yea, and that in the time of night:
praise ye the Lord which giveth al grace
for he is a Lord of great might.

Then shall the Lord out of Sion,
which made heav'n and earth by his power:
give to you and your nation
his blessing, mercy and favor.