Category Archives: Translations of English Hymns to Other Languages

Thou, Whose Almighty Word

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thou, Whose Almighty Word Chaos and darkness heard, And took their flight, Hear us, we humbly pray, And where the Gospel-Day Sheds not its glorious ray Let … Continue reading

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God Of Grace, O Let Thy Light

This hymn is based on Psalm 67 and is listed in Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867) under Missions. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): God of Grace, O let Thy Light Bless our … Continue reading

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From Greenland’s Icy Mountains

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal as a hymn before a collection made for the Society … Continue reading

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Bread Of Heav’n! On Thee I Feed

This is the original text of the hymn as it appeared in The Star in the East (1824): Bread of Heav’n! on Thee I feed, For thy flesh is meat indeed. Ever may my soul be fed With this true … Continue reading

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Lord, Thy Word Abideth

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Lord, Thy Word abideth, And our footsteps guideth; Who its truth believeth Light and joy receiveth. When our foes are near us, Then Thy Word doth cheer … Continue reading

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There Is A Blessèd Home

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a blessèd Home Beyond this land of woe, Where trials never come, Nor tears of sorrow flow; Where Faith is lost in sight, And patient … Continue reading

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My God, My Father, While I Stray

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): My God, my Father, while I stray, Far from my home, in life’s rough way, O teach me from my heart to say, “Thy Will be done.” … Continue reading

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