Martin Luther; German text
Happy the man who feareth God,|
Whose feet his holy ways have trod;
Thine own good hand shall nourish thee,
And well and happy shalt thou be.
2. Thy wife shall, like a fruitful vine,
3. Lo! to the man these blessings cleave|
Who in God's holy fear doth live;
From him the ancient curse hath fled
By Adam's race inherited.
4. Out of Mount Zion God shall send,
5. He shall be with thee in thy ways,|
And give thee health and length of days;
Yea, thou shalt children's children see,
And peace on Israel shall be.
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