Behold, I have given you every herb (Cuthbert Harris)

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  • (Posted 2020-11-09)  CPDL #61285:         
Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-11-09).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 218 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Behold, I have given you every herb
Composer: Cuthbert Harris
Source of text: Genesis 1:29; Psalm 107:1; Psalm 105:8; Joel 2:22b, 26a

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB, with S & T solos.
Genre: SacredAnthem for Harvest

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1901 Novello's Octavo Anthems no.713

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Original text and translations

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Gen.1:29  Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
Ps.107:1  O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endureth for ever.
Ps.105:8  He hath been alway mindful of his covenant and promise: that he made to a thousand generations.
Joel 2:22b  The pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.
Joel 2:26a  And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: