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The Wise May Bring Their Learning

Full Text

1 The wise may bring their learning,
the rich may bring their wealth,
and some may bring their greatness,
and some their strength and health.

2 We too would bring our treasures
to offer to the King.
We have no wealth or learning--
what treasures shall we bring?

3 We'll bring hearts filled with loving,
we'll bring our thankful praise,
while always humbly trying
to follow in God's ways.

Source: Songs for Life #70

Text Information

First Line: The wise may bring their learning
Title: The Wise May Bring Their Learning
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Source: The Book of Praise for Children
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

The wise may bring their learning. [Childhood for Christ.] Anon, in the Congregational Church Hymnal, 1887, the Hymnal Companion, 1890, &c.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Tune

ELLON


FOREST GREEN

FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem." Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has th…

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ST. HELIER (35561)


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Church Family Worship #105
Church Hymnal, Fifth Edition #600
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #444
Moravian Book of Worship #658Text
Small Church Music #445Audio
Small Church Music #1975Audio
Small Church Music #6066Audio
Songs for Life #70TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #7506TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #583Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #516
Include 92 pre-1979 instances



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