Sticheron from the ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΤΥΡΙΝΗΣ

Ah! woe is me because of sin

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

Ah! woe is me because of sin,
I tremble as I look within
And view my guilty state;
But like Thy servant in Thy word,
I cry, "Have mercy on me, Lord,"
Because Thy mercy's great.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ah! woe is me because of sin
Title: Sticheron from the ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ ΤΗΣ ΤΥΡΙΝΗΣ
Greek Title: τὰ πλήθη τῶν πεπαγμένων μοι δεινῶν
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Source: Triodion, p. 63
Language: English
Publication Date: 1902
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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