Behold, I have given you every herb (Cuthbert Harris)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2020-11-09). Score information: A4, 9 pages, 218 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
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: Sacred, Anthem for Harvest
First published: 1901 Novello's Octavo Anthems no.713
Original text and translations
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: