I will lay me down in peace (Arthur Charles Edwards)

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  • (Posted 2021-01-14)  CPDL #62368:         
Editor: Ian Haslam (submitted 2021-01-14).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 129 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: I will lay me down in peace
Composer: Arthur Charles Edwards
Lyricist: Psalm 4: v9; 121 vv 2, 3 & 7create page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB with Quartet
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 1894
Description: Originally published by Novello and Co

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Original text and translations

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I will lay me down in peace and take my rest,
for it is Thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety.

My help cometh even from the Lord,
who hath made heaven and earth.
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved
and He that keepeth thee will not sleep.

The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil,
yea, even He that shall keep thy soul.