For the Strength of the Hills

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  1. 1. For the strength of the hills we bless thee,
    Our God, our fathers’ God;
    Thou hast made thy children mighty
    By the touch of the mountain sod.
    Thou hast led thy chosen Israel
    To freedom’s last abode;
  2. For the strength of the hills we bless thee,
    Our God, our fathers’ God.
  3. 2. At the hands of foul oppressors
    We’ve borne and suffered long;
    Thou hast been our help in weakness,
    And thy pow’r hath made us strong.
    Amid ruthless foes outnumbered
    In weariness we trod;
  4. For the strength of the hills we bless thee,
    Our God, our fathers’ God.
  5. 3. Thou hast led us here in safety
    Where the mountain bulwark stands
    As the guardian of the loved ones
    Thou hast brought from many lands.
    For the rock and for the river,
    The valley’s fertile sod,
  6. For the strength of the hills we bless thee,
    Our God, our fathers’ God.
  7. 4. We are watchers of a beacon
    Whose light must never die;
    We are guardians of an altar
    ’Midst the silence of the sky.
    Here the rocks yield founts of courage,
    Struck forth as by thy rod;
  8. For the strength of the hills we bless thee,
    Our God, our fathers’ God.
  9. Text: Felicia D. Hemans, 1793–1835; adapted by Edward L. Sloan, 1830–1874
    Music: Evan Stephens, 1854–1930
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
35
Music
Evan Stephens, 1854–1930.
Text
Felicia D. Hemans, 1783–1835. Edward L. Sloan, 1830–1874.
Scriptures
Psalm 95:1–7
Meter
9 6 8 8 8 6 9 6
Topic
Gratitude, Nature, Pioneers
Tune
Grantsville
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
'Tuk Kuatnya Gunung (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
13
Deutsch
Für der Berge Kraft (Gesangbuch)
21
Español
Por Tus dones loor cantamos (Himnos)
19
Français
Sois loué pour ces collines (Cantiques)
20
Gagana Samoa
Mo le Malosi o Mauga (Viiga)
19
Lea Fakatonga
ʻI he Mālohi ʻo Moʻungá
20
Lietuvių Kalba
Už kalnų stiprybę (Giesmynas)
21
Magyar
Áldunk a hegyek erejéért (Himnuszoskönyv)
22
Norsk
Vær du signet for Sions styrke (Salmebok)
21
Português
Por Teus Dons (Hinário)
17
Q'eqchi'
Xbʼaan xkawil ebʼ li tzuul
21
Reo Tahiti
Nō te pūai o te mou’a ra
19
Română
Pentru a munților forță (Imnuri)
25
Suomi
Vuorten suojasta Sulle kiitos (Laulukirja)
21
Svenska
Herrens folk sig skall förena (Psalmboken)
23
Tagalog
Sa Tatag N’yaring Kabundukan (Himnaryo)
25
Български
Отче наш, Боже на бащите ни (Сборник химни)
24
Русский
За незыблемость гор (Книга гимнов)
19
Українська
Слався, Господи! Слався, Боже! (Збірник гімнів)
19
ภาษาไทย
เพราะพลังเทือกเขา (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
19
한국어
영광의 시온 세우신 하나님 (찬송가)
11
中文
羣山壯麗 (聖詩選輯)
22
日本語
山の強さのため (賛美歌集)
23