Nahum Tate

Short Name: Nahum Tate
Full Name: Tate, Nahum, 1652-1715
Birth Year: 1652
Death Year: 1715

Nahum Tate was born in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1672. He lacked great talent but wrote much for the stage, adapting other men's work, really successful only in a version of King Lear. Although he collaborated with Dryden on several occasions, he was never fully in step with the intellectual life of his times, and spent most of his life in a futile pursuit of popular favor. Nonetheless, he was appointed poet laureate in 1692 and royal historiographer in 1702. He is now known only for the New Version of the Psalms of David, 1696, which he produced in collaboration with Nicholas Brady. Poverty stricken throughout much of his life, he died in the Mint at Southwark, where he had taken refuge from his creditors, on August 12, 1715.

--The Hymnal 1940 Companion

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Texts by Nahum Tate (122)sort descendingAsInstances
Against Thee, Lord, aloneNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
All ye who faithful servants areNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)7
Als Hirten Satzen in der NachtNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Although sometimes surprised by fearNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Approach ye piously disposedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
Arise, O King of grace, ariseTate (Author)1
As pants the hart for cooling streams, When heated in the chaseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)33
Attend, O earth, when God declaresNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)8
Be thou, O God, exalted high Nahum Tate (Author)4
Bless God, my soul, thou, Lord, aloneNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
Bless God, ye servants that attend Upon his solemn stateNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)7
Blest is that man, who stands in aweNahum Tate (Author)1
Blest is the man, whom thou, O LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Christ from the dead is raised and madeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Come Holy Ghost, Creator, come, Inspire these souls of thineNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)12
Continue, Lord, to hear my voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Defend me, Lord, from shameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)13
Dum nokte gardis al ┼Łafar'Nahum Tate (Author)5
Dum ┼Łafistoj gardis gregonNahum Tate (Author)5
For Thee, O God, our constant praiseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)33
From lowest depths of woe, To God I sent my cry (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)13
Give ear, ye children, to my lawNahum Tate (Author)1
God is our refuge in distress, A present help when dangers press (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)2
God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desiresTate (Author)1
Have mercy, Lord, on me, As Thou wert ever kindNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)12
He that has God his guardian madeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
He's blest, whose sins have pardon gain'dNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
How blest is he who ne'er consents By ill advice to walkTate (Author)1
I'll celebrate thy praises, LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Instruct me in thy statutes, LordNahum Tate (Author)1
Jesus Christ is risen today, Our triumphant holy dayNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)16
Let all the heathen writers joinTate (Author)1
Let all the earth their voices raiseTate (Author)1
Let all the various tribes of menTate (Author)1
Let heathens to their idols hasteTate (Author)1
Let me with light and truth be blessedN. Tate (Author)1
Lift up your heads, eternal gates, Unfold to entertainNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)31
Lord, from thy unexhausted storeNahum Tate (Author)1
Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
Lord, hear the voice of my complaint, Accept my secret prayerNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Lord, not to us, we claim no shareNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
Lord, who's the happy man, that mayTate (Author)4
My God, my God, why leavest thou me, When I in Anguish faint?Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
My heart and flesh cry out for theeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
My hiding place my refuge towerNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
My soul and spirit, filled with joy (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
My soul, inspired with sacred love, God's holy name for ever blessNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)22
My soul with patience waitsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
No change of times shall ever shock my trust, O Lord, in theeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
No change of time shall ever shockNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)57
No offering God requiresNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
O come, loud anthems let us sing, Loud thanks to our Almighty KingN. Tate (Author)8
O God, my grateful soul aspiresNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
O God, my heart is fixed, 'tis bentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
O God, my heart is fully bent, To magnify thy Name (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
O God of hosts, the mighty LordNahum Tate (Author)3
O God, we praise Thee, and confessNahum Tate (Translator)16
O God, within thy power I standTate (Author)2
O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's guideNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
O Lord, our fathers oft have toldNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)49
O Lord, Thy mercy, my sure hopeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)25
O praise the Lord, and thou my soulNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)8
O praise the Lord, for He is good, His mercies ne'er decay (Brady and Tate)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
O praise the Lord in that blest placeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)34
O praise the Lord with hymns of joy, And celebrate his fame (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
O praise the Lord with one consentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
O praise ye the Lord, Prepare your glad voiceNahum Tate (Author)89
O render thanks and bless the Lord; Invoke his sacred name (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)19
O render thanks to God aboveNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)42
O Thou to Whom all creatures bowNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)62
O 'twas a joyful sound to hear Our tribes devoutly sayN. Tate (Author)9
O with due reverence let us allN. Tate (Author)1
On Judah's plains as shepherds sat Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
Our Father, who in heaven art, All hallowed be thy NameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)24
Praise ye the Lord, to speak his praiseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
That man is blessed who stands in awe (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)3
The heavens declare thy glory, Lord, Which that alone can fill (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)1
The Lord hath spoke, the mighty GodNahum Tate (Author)1
The Lord himself, the mighty LordTate (Author)3
The Lord, the only God, is great, And greatly to be praised (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
The Lord unto my Lord thus spakeNahum Tate (Author)1
Thee I'll extol, my God and KingNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
They who in ships with courage boldNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
This spacious earth is all the Lord's, And men, and worms, and beasts, and birdsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Thou God, all glory, honor, powerN. Tate (Author)2
Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast knownTate (Author)5
Thou turnest man, O Lord to dustNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
Though wicked men grow rich and great (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)7
Through all the changing scenes of life, In trouble and in woeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)42
Through endless years thou art the sameTate (Author)6
Thus God declares his sovereign willNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
Thy gracious favor, Lord, displayTate (Author)4
Thy mercies fill the earth, O LordTate (Author)1
Thy presence, Lord, hath me suppliedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)7
To bless thy chosen raceTate (Author)67
To celebrate thy praise, O LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)17
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, The God whom we adoreNahum Tate (Author)2
To God be glory, peace on earth, to all mankind good willN. Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)15
To God I cried, who to my helpNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
To God I lift my eyes, my trust is in his nameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
To God, in whom I trust, I lift my heart and voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
To God, our never failing strength, With loud applauses singNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
To God, the Mighty LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)22
To God your grateful voices raise, Who does your daily Patron prove (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
To my complaint, O Lord my GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
To thee, my God and Savior, I (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend, O haste to my relief (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
To Zion's hill I lift my eyes (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
When heaven, thy beauteous work on highNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
When thou whom earth and heaven revereNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
When we our wearied limbs to restNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)45
While humble shepherds watched their flocksN. Tate (Author)6
While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All seated on the groundNahum Tate (Versifier)761
With cheerful notes let all the earthNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
With glory clad, with strength arrayedNahum Tate (Author)55
With my whole heart, my God and King, Thy praise I will proclaim (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)6
With one consent let all the earthTate (Author)91
With restless and ungoverned rageNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Ye boundless realms of joyNahum Tate (Author)5
Ye saints and servants of the LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
Ye servants of the Lord (Tate)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Ye worshippers of Jacob's GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4

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