Since godly men decay, O Lord (Joseph Stephenson)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-03-22). Score information: A4, 1 page, 41 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: The alto part is notated in the alto clef in the source. The opening words of the first verse are given in the source, as 'Since Godly Men decay &c.', with the title 'Ps. 12th' also indicating the text: four stanzas of this text have been underlaid editorially.
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Description: This setting of Psalm 12 in the metrical New Version was published on p36 of Joseph Stephenson's Church Harmony Sacred to Devotion. The first edition of this collection was published in 1757. Hymn Tune Index tune number 2619.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 12.