Bless’d be the Lord

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene I

George Frideric Handel
8 measures

English text


Bless’d be the Lord, who look’d with gracious eyes
Upon His vassals’ humble sacrifice,
And has with an approving smile
My work o’erpaid, and grac’d the pile.

About the text

  • Author: Moses Mendes?
  • Bible: the First Book of Kings and the Second Book of Chronicle


  • Solomon (Mezzosoprano)
  • Continuo


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