Right blest are they whose wicked sins, by God remitted be, and whose defaults are covered, through his great clemency. The man is blest, to whom our Lord hath not imputed sin, nor in his sprite deceit is found, nor takes delight therein.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, based on lines 1-2 [an adaptation] [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by William Byrd (1542?3? - 1623), "Right blest are they", published 1589 [ATT chorus a cappella], from the collection Songs of sundrie natures, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2010-08-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 43