Tune: J. H. Rollo, 1796
Alto: F. M. Roney, 1902
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707
Meter: Common Meter Double (8,6,8,6,8,6,8,6)
O, if my soul was formed for woe,
How would I vent my sighs!
Repentance should like rivers flow
From both my streaming eyes.
’Twas for my sins my dearest Lord
Hung on that cursed tree,
And groaned away His dying life
For thee, my soul, for thee.
The Bitter Cup on page 497 is a major companion to this tune.