Lord in thy rage (William Byrd)
- (Posted 2003-10-21) CPDL #05820: (Sibelius 4)
- Editor: David Fraser (submitted 2003-10-21). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 96 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Revised April 20 (minor formatting).
Title: Lord in thy rage
Composer: William Byrd
Description: A setting of an anonymous metrical version of Psalm 6, vv. 1–2.
Original text and translations
Lord in thy rage rebuke me not
for my most grievous sin,
nor in thine anger chasten me,
but let me favour win,
Have mercy Lord on me, because
my state is weak to see,
heal me, O Lord, for that my bones
are troubled sore in me.