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 (120)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
我如困鹿切慕溪水 (Wǒ rú kùn lù qiè mù xīshuǐ)Nahum Tate (Author)Chinese2
Against Thee, Lord, aloneNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)5
All ye who faithful servants areNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)8
Als Hirten Satzen in der NachtNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)German3
Although sometimes surprised by fearNahum Tate (Author)3
Approach ye piously disposedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)6
Arise, O King of grace, ariseTate (Author)English1
As pants the hart for cooling streams, When heated in the chaseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English37
Attend, O earth, when God declaresNahum Tate (Author)9
Be thou, O God, exalted high Nahum Tate (Author)English7
Bless God, my soul, thou, Lord, aloneNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English5
Bless God, ye servants that attend Upon his solemn stateNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
Blest is the man, whom thou, O LordNahum Tate (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)English12
Continue, Lord, to hear my voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Defend me, Lord, from shameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)13
Dum ŝafistoj gardis gregonNahum Tate (Author)Esperanto5
Dum nokte gardis al ŝafar'Nahum Tate (Author)Esperanto5
For Thee, O God, our constant praiseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English34
From lowest depths of woe, To God I sent my cry (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English13
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)English2
God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desiresTate (Author)English1
Have mercy, Lord, on me, As Thou wert ever kindNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Paraphraser)English13
He's blest, whose sins have pardon gain'dNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
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)1
Instruct me in thy statutes, LordNahum Tate (Author)English1
Jesus Christ is risen today, Our triumphant holy dayNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English15
Let all the earth their voices raise To sing the choicest Psalm of praiseTate (Author)English1
Let all the heathen writers joinTate (Author)English1
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)English1
Lift up your heads, eternal gates, Unfold to entertainNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English31
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)English2
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)2
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)English1
My soul, inspired with sacred love, God's holy name for ever blessNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English21
My soul with patience waitsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English14
No change of time shall ever shockNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English58
No change of times shall ever shock my trust, O Lord, in theeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
No offering God requiresNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
O come, loud anthems let us sing, Loud thanks to our Almighty KingTate (Author)English11
O God, my grateful soul aspiresTate (Author)4
O God, my heart is fixed, 'tis bentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
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)English3
O God, we praise Thee, and confessNahum Tate (Author)English21
O God, within thy power I standTate (Author)2
O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's guideNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
O Lord, our fathers oft have toldTate (Author)English49
O Lord, Thy mercy, my sure hopeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English25
O praise the Lord, and thou my soulNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
O praise the Lord, for He is good, His mercies ne'er decay (Brady and Tate)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English5
O praise the Lord in that blest placeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English33
O praise the Lord with hymns of joy, And celebrate his fame (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
O praise the Lord with one consentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
O praise ye the Lord, Prepare your glad voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English92
O render thanks and bless the Lord; Invoke his sacred name (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)19
O Thou to Whom all creatures bowNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English63
O 'twas a joyful sound to hear Our tribes devoutly sayTate (Author)English10
O render thanks to God aboveBrady (Author)English42
O with due reverence let us allN. Tate (Author)English1
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
Pastores cerca de Belén Miraban con temorNahum Tate (Paraphraser)Spanish3
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)English3
The heavens declare thy glory, Lord, Which that alone can fill (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)English1
The Lord hath spoke, the mighty GodNahum Tate (Author)English1
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)English1
The Lord unto my Lord thus spakeNahum Tate (Author)English1
Thee I'll extol, my God and KingNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
They who in ships with courage boldNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
This spacious earth is all the Lord's, And men, and worms, and beasts, and birdsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English3
Thou God, all glory, honor, powerTate (Author)English3
Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast knownTate (Author)English5
Thou turnest man, O Lord to dustNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
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)English47
Through endless years thou art the sameTate (Author)6
Thus God declares his sovereign willNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
Thy gracious favor, Lord, displayTate (Author)4
Thy mercies fill the earth, O LordTate (Author)English1
Thy presence, Lord, hath me suppliedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
To bless thy chosen raceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English68
To celebrate thy praise, O LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)16
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, The God whom we adoreTate (Author)English2
To God be glory, peace on earth, to all mankind good willNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English15
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)English1
To God, our never failing strength, With loud applauses singNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
To God, the mighty LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English23
To God your grateful voices raise, Who does your daily Patron prove (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
To my complaint, O Lord my GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend, O haste to my relief (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2
To Zion's hill I lift my eyes (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2
When thou whom earth and heaven revereNahum Tate (Author)2
When we our wearied limbs to restNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)45
While humble shepherds watched their flocksNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All seated on the groundNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English800
While shepherds kept their watchingNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
With cheerful notes let all the earthNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English14
With glory clad, with strength arrayedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English54
With my whole heart, my God and King, Thy praise I will proclaim (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English6
With one consent let all the earthNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English91
With restless and ungoverned rageNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Ye boundless realms of joyTate (Author)English5
Ye servants of the Lord (Tate)Nahum Tate (Author)2
Ye worshippers of Jacob's GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2

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