With meter of 18.104.22.168.7.8, it is set to O WELT, ICH MUSS DICH LASSEN, which was adapted from 15th century German melody by Heinrich Isaac, 1539.
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Sheet music for purchaseBy David Ashley White (1944-). For 2-part mixed choir and organ. Anthem. Choral Octavo. Published by Augsburg Fortress (AU.9780800650919).
LyricsO Bread of Life from heaven,
To saints and angels given;
O manna from above!
The souls that hunger, feed Thou,
The hearts that seek Thee, lead Thou,
With Thy sweet, tender love.
O fount of grace redeeming,
O river ever streaming
From Jesus' holy side!
Come Thou, Thyself bestowing
On thirsting souls, and flowing
Till all are satisfied.
Jesu, this feast receiving,
Thy Word of truth believing,
We Thee unseen adore;
Grant, when the veil is rended,
That we, to heaven ascended,
May see Thee evermore.