J. Williams

J. Williams
Short Name: J. Williams
Full Name: Williams, J. (John), 1817-1899
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1899

John Williams was born at Deerfield, Mass., in 1817; graduated at Trinity College, Hartford, in 1835; was ordained Deacon, 1838; Priest, 1841; Rector of S. George's, Schenectady, N.Y., 1842; President of Trinity College, 1848-1853; Assistant Bishop of Connecticut, 1851, and sole Bishop, by the death of Bishop Brownell, in 1865. He has edited a number of works of value.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.


Williams, John, D.D., LL.D., was born at Deerfield, Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 1817; graduated at Trinity College, 1835, and was ordained in 1838. From 1842 to 1848 he was Rector at Schenectady, New York, and President of Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, from 1848 to 1853. In 1861 he was consecrated Assistant Bishop of Connecticut, taking, in 1865, the full charge of that diocese. Bishop Williams is an eminent scholar. His contributions to hymnology were Ancient Hymns of Holy Church , Hartford, 1845, being translations from the Latin; the "Additional Hymns," pp. 81-127, were selected from the translations from the Latin by Isaac Williams. A few of Bishop Williams's translations have come into common use.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Texts by J. Williams (55)sort descendingAsInstances
As the fiery sun goes downJohn Williams (Author)2
As the wolf in fierceness soreJohn Williams (Author)2
Blest is our joy, The time hath come once moreJohn Williams (Author)2
Bring, happy day, to lightJohn Williams (Author)2
Chief 'mongst the cities of the plainJohn Williams (Author)2
Come, Redeemer of nationsJohn Williams (Author)2
Creator eternal of earth and of heavenJohn Williams (Author)2
Creator eternal, who framed the earthJohn Williams (Author)2
Creator of the starry heightJohn Williams (Author)1
Creator Spirit come, thy dwelling placeJohn Williams (Author)3
Day of wrath, that awful dayJohn Williams (Author)2
Eternal glory of the sky, HopeJohn Williams (Author)3
Forth flames the standard of our KingJohn Williams (Author)4
Framer of the skies, who, lestJohn Williams (Author)2
God of endless power and mightJohn Williams (Author)2
Great God, o'er all things ever reigningJohn Williams (Author)2
Great God, who life to all hast givenJohn Williams (Author)2
Hear, gracious Lord, thy suppliants hearJohn Williams (Author)2
Heaven with rosy morn is glowingJohn Williams (Author)3
I know that my Redeemer lives, this thoughtJohn Williams (Author)3
Jerusalem, bright cityWilliams (Author)3
Jesu, giver of salvationJohn Williams (Author)2
Jesu Redeemer of the earthJohn Williams (Author)2
Jesu, the heart's own sweetnessJohn Williams (Author)2
Lo the golden light arisesJohn Williams (Author)2
Lord, at whose word all life came forthJohn Williams (Author)2
Lord, who spreadest the heaven in brightnessJohn Williams (Author)2
Mighty Ruler, God most trueJohn Williams (Author)2
Morn lights up earth's canopyJohn Williams (Author)2
Now, Holy Ghost, to thee we prayJohn Williams (Author)2
O may my God, whom shade, and nightJohn Williams (Author)2
O thou who calledst forth the lightJohn Williams (Author)2
O Thou who camest from aboveJohn Williams (Author)49
O thou who deignest to hear my prayerJohn Williams (Author)2
O thou who didst for sinners dieJ. Williams (Author)1
O thou who didst in pity weepJohn Williams (Author)2
O Thou who didst prepareJohn Williams (Author)2
O thou who didst redeem our raceJohn Williams (Author)1
O thou who didst the temple fillJohn Williams (Author)6
O thou who didst thy glory leaveJohn Williams (Author)3
Once the angel started backJohn Williams (Author)9
Passed the Red and angry seaJohn Williams (Author)2
Past are the days of festivalJohn Williams (Author)2
Rightful Prince of martyrs thouJ. Williams (Translator)2
Sweet incencse breathes aroundJ. Williams (Translator)2
The thirsty years have all been passedJ. Williams (Translator)2
Thee, before the daylight diesJohn Williams (Author)2
Thou Splendor of the Father's lightJ. Williams (Author)2
Thou, whom before the rest, The love of JesusJohn Williams (Author)2
While now the sun his course beginsJohn Williams (Author)2
Whither, Saul, this raging senseJohn Williams (Author)2
Who now in helpless infancyJohn Williams (Author)2
Why cruel Herod dost thou fearJohn Williams (Author)2
With limbs refreshed by needful sleepJohn Williams (Author)2
Zion, ope thy hallowed domeJohn Williams (Author)2

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