Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel

DESCRIPTION: "Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel... Then why not every man? He delivered Daniel from the lion's den, Jonah from the belly of the whale." The singer forecasts the end of the world, expecting to be saved, and rejoices in salvation
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1874 (Dett)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Dett, p. 65, "My Lord Delibered Daniel" (1 text, 1 tune; p. 193 in the 1874 edition)
Silber-FSWB, p. 370, "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?" (1 text)

Roud #12348
cf. "The Preacher and the Bear" (theme)
NOTES [43 words]: The story of Daniel in the lion's den (for refusing to worship a false god) is in Daniel 6:16-24. Jonah's sojourn in the belly of a fish (NOT a whale; the Hebrew says "fish") is in Jonah 1:17-2:10. The story of the three in the fiery furnace is in Daniel 3. - RBW
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