I Shall Be Like a Tree
 Copyright 2002 by Brother Bear

Taken from Psalms 17:15, Psalms 1:3, and Exodus 14:13-14.

^ = down strum, v = up strum, > = slide up to, < = slide down from,
~ = hold a viabrato, h = harmonic, m = mute with left hand, Cs = Csus 



Intro
(Left hand picking at fret 12 for mellow sound.)
     F      C      Asus   A
                   ^   v^ ^ vm
 |--|---1--|------|0-0-00|0-0---|
6|--|--1---|---1--|4--444|3-3---|
_|--|-2----|--0---|33--33|3-3---|
 |02|3-----|-2----|3---33|3---02|
8|--|----02|3---3-|0---00|0-----|
 |--|------|------|------|------|
  56 123456 123456 123456 123456

(Left hand picking close to bridge for bright sound.)
  F            C            Asus         A
                           >~     h  h   ~    <
 |-------1----|------------|------12----|--------|
6|----1-------|------1-----|--------12--|--------|
_|--2-------- |----0-------|------------|--------|
 |3-----------|--2---------|------------|--------|
8|--------0-2-|3-------3---|12----------|11------|
 |------------|------------|------------|--------|
  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4 



Verse 1
(Repeat Intro during Verse 1.)
       F            C        Asus    A
As for me, I will behold Thy face in righteousness.
       F       C            Asus           A
I will be satisfied when I awake, with Thy likeness.



Intro to Chorus
      G                              C                       Cs C
      ^  ^v^v  ^     ^v^v  ^         ^  ^v^v  ^     ^v^v^v^v^v^v^v^
     |3--3333--3-----3333-----|     |0--0000--0-----000000000111000|
4  12|0--0000--0-----0000-----|5  15|1--1111--1-----111111111111111|
_or__|0--0000--0-----0000-----|_or__|0--0000--0-----000000000000000|
     |0--0000--0-----0000--2--|     |2--2222--2-----222222222222222|
4  8 |2--2222--2-----2222--0--|4  8 |3--3333--3-----333333333333333|
     |3--3333--3-----3333-----|     |------------------------------|
      1     2     3     4            1     2     3     4     5
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112       1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112131415

      G                        C
      v  ^v^v  ^     ^v^v  ^   ^  ^v^v  ^     ^v^v  ^  
     |3--3333--3-----3333-----|0--0000--0-----0000--0--|
4  12|0--0000--0-----0000-----|1--1111--1-----1111--1--|
_or__|0--0000--0-----0000-----|0--0000--0-----0000--0--|
     |0--0000--0-----0000--2--|2--2222--2-----2222--2--|
4  8 |2--2222--2-----2222--0--|3--3333--3-----3333--3--|
     |3--3333--3-----3333-----|------------------------|
      1     2     3     4      1     2     3     4
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112



Chorus
(Repeat Intro to Chorus during Chorus.)
    G                 C                   CsC   G     C
And I shall be like a tree planted by the river waters.
G                       C   Cs C G C
Waters flowing full and free.
    G                           C                        CsC   G     C
And Mmm! how good my fruit will be from the sweeter than honey waters!
    G                      C                 Cs C     G      C
And when I delight in Your law, whatsoever I do shall prosper.



Interlude
      G                        D        C
                                        ^      h
     |---------3--------------|------2--0--------------|
4  12|---------------0--------|---------1--------------|
_or__|------0-----------0-----|---2-----0--------0-----|
     |---------------------0--|0--------2-----02-------|
4  8 |------------------------|---------3--------------|
     |3-----------------------|---------------------0--|
      1     2     3     4      1     2     3     4
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112

      G                        D        F     
                                        ^     v
     |---------3--------------|------2--1-----1--|
4  12|---------------0--------|---------1-----1--|
_or__|------0-----------0-----|---2-----2-----2--|
     |---------------------0--|0--------3-----3--|
4  8 |------------------------|---------3--------|
     |3-----------------------|---------1--------|
      1     2     3     4      1     2     3     4      1     2  
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 101112 1 2 3 4 5 6

(Left hand picking at fret 12 for mellow sound.)
     F      C      G      D
            ^          v^ ^ vm
 |--|---10-|0-0---|--3-30|2-2---|
6|--|--1--0|1--1--|---000|3-3---|
_|--|-2----|0---0-|-0--0-|2-2---|
 |02|3-----|2----2|----0-|0-----|
8|--|------|3-----|----2-|----02|
 |--|------|------|3---3-|------|
  56 123456 123456 123456 123456

(Left hand picking close to bridge for bright sound.)                           
               C            Asus         A
                           >~     h  h   ~    <
 |------1-0---|0---0-------|------12----|--------|
6|----1-----0-|1-----1-----|--------12--|--------|
_|--2---------|0-------0---|------------|--------|
 |3-----------|2---------2-|------------|--------|
8|------------|3-----------|12----------|11------|
 |------------|------------|------------|--------|
  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4 5 6  1 2 3 4



Verse 2
(Repeat Intro during Verse 2.)
               F                  C        Asus      A    
The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
        F                    C          Asus          A
Fear ye not; stand still and see the salvation of the Lord.



Coda
(Repeat Intro to Chorus, but skip more and more strums the closer you
get to the end, untill the end.)
		

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