Be Thou My Vision Chords and Lyrics

Be Thou My Vision is a traditional Irish hymn with lyrics written in 1905 by Irish poet Eleanor Hull and set to an ancient Irish melody, “Slane”.

The hymn is often sung in English, but it is also translated into many other languages.

Be Thou My Vision has been described as “one of the most popular and beloved hymns of all time”, and has been translated into over 50 languages.

We hope that you will find this Be Thou My Vision Chords and Lyrics easy to learn and play.

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Be Thou My Vision Chords

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Chord Info:

Title: Be Thou My Vision
Key: [D]
Original Key: D
Book: Camp 2022, Hymns, Slow

Verse 1:
Be Thou my vision O Lord of my heart
Nought be all else to me, save Thou art
Thou my best thought, by day or by night
Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.

Verse 2:
Be Thou my wisdom, Thou my true word
I ever with Thee, Thou with me, Lord
Thou my great Father and I Thy true son;
Thou in me dwelling, and I with Thee one.

Verse 3:
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise
Thou mine inheritance now and always
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart
High King of heaven, my treasure Thou art.

Verse 4:
High King of heaven, after victory won,
May I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heaven’s Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
Still be my vision, O Ruler of all.

Be Thou my battle-shield, sword for the fight,
Be Thou my dignity, Thou my delight.
Thou my soul’s shelter, Thou my high tower:
Raise Thou me heavenward, O Power of my power.

Be Thou My Vision Lyrics

Be Thou My Vision Chords and Lyrics

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
naught be all else to me, save that thou art –
thou my best thought, by day or by night;
waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.

Be thou my wisdom, and thou my true word;
I ever with thee and thou with me, Lord.
Thou my great Father; thine own may I be,
thou in me dwelling and I one with thee.

Riches I heed not, nor vain, empty praise;
thou mine inheritance, now and always;
thou and thou only first in my heart,
high King of heaven, my treasure thou art.

High King of heaven, my victory won,
may I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heaven’s sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
still be my vision, O Ruler of all.

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Be Thou My Vision Bible Verses

Christian Song Chords and Lyrics
Christian Song Chords and Lyrics

2 Peter 3:13 – “But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.”

Psalm 139:17-18 – “How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I should count them, they would outnumber the sand. When I awake, I am still with You.”

Malachi 4:2 – “But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.”

Be Thou My Vision Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God,

Be my vision today. Be the light that guides my feet on the path to salvation. Be the strength that sustains me in my time of need. Be my hope and my joy, now and forever.

Amen.

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