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Il faut que de tous mes esprits Ton los et pris, j'exalte et prise Devant les grands me présenter pour te chanter j'ai fait emprise Et ton saint temple adorerai Célèbrerai ta renommée Pour l'amour de ta grand' bonté Et féauté tant estimée.
- by Clément Marot (1496 - 1544) [an adaptation] [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Arthur Honegger (1892 - 1955), "Psaume CXXXVIII", H. 144 no. 3 (1941), published 1943 [ high voice and piano ], from Trois Psaumes, no. 3 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (David Kenneth Smith) , "Psalm CXXXVIII", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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I will with my whole heart give thanks, and exalt and praise Thee. Before the gods I declare that I have dedicated myself to sing to Thee. And in Your holy temple worship and celebrate Your renown, for the love of Your great bounty and faithfulness so greatly esteemed.
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