Document 689

The Buik o Ruth: 02 - Psaum and Ca tae prayer

Author(s): A S Borrowman

Copyright holder(s): Mrs Lorna F Borrowman


Lat us worship God. Lat us sing Psaum 100 tae the tune the Auld Hunder.


Aa folk wha dwall upon the yirth
Sing tae the Lord wi blythesome sang.
Heeze up yer voce, and syne wi mirth
And blytheheid lat the stave ootgang.

Ye ken the lord is God. Himlane
Oot o the mools He did us mak.
A flock o fe He has us ta'en
And for his hirsel us will tak.

O ben then till His yetts wi laud
Intil His fauld wi cheery sang
O sing a sang in praise o God
Ye men o guidwill, steive and strang.

Forbye the Lord oor God is guid
His guidwill isna for ae day.
His truth at aa times sterkly staunds
And sall gae on for aye and aye.


An God bigna the houss, they fash for
nought wha big at it; an God keepna
the brugh, he waukens for nought wha
keeps waird ontit.

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Information about Document 689

The Buik o Ruth: 02 - Psaum and Ca tae prayer


Text audience

Adults (18+)
General public
Informed lay people
Audience size 100+

Text details

Method of composition Typed
Year of composition 1973
Title of original (if translation) Psalm 100 and Call to Prayer
Language of original (if translation) English
Word count 169

Text medium


Text publication details

Publisher Gordon Wright
Publication year 1979
Place of publication Edinburgh
ISBN/ISSN SBN 903065 30 4
Edition 1st
Part of larger text
Contained in The Buik o Ruth and ither wark in Lallans
Editor Author: Alex S. Borrowman
Page numbers 11

Text setting


Text type

Other Psalm and Call to Prayer


Author details

Author id 755
Forenames A
Initials S
Surname Borrowman
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1910
Educational attainment University
Age left school 17
Upbringing/religious beliefs Protestantism
Occupation Parish Minister
Place of birth Stirling
Region of birth Stirling
Birthplace CSD dialect area Stlg
Country of birth Scotland
Father's occupation Shop assistant
Father's place of birth Stirling
Father's region of birth Stirling
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Stlg
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Dress maker
Mother's place of birth Dunblane
Mother's region of birth E & SE Perthshire
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Per
Mother's country of birth Scotland


Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes all circumstances
French Yes Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes Yes
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes for literary purposes