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Nathaniel Niles

Short Name: Nathaniel Niles
Full Name: Niles, Nathaniel, 1835-1917
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1917

Niles, Nathaniel, was b. Sept. 15, 1835, and educated for the legal profession. He practised at Providence, Rhode Island. His hymn, "Precious promise God hath given" (Promise of Rest), was written whilst travelling in a street car, circa 1871, and is given in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878.

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


Texts by Nathaniel Niles (5)sort descendingAsInstances
Dyra loefte Gud har gifvitNathaniel Niles (Author)2
Dyre Loefter, Gud har givetNathaniel Niles (Author)2
Precious promise God hath givenNathaniel Niles (Author)100
Teures Wort in dunklen ZeitenN. Niles (Author)2
'Tis I, be not afraidNathaniel Niles (Author)3

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