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Behold the Lamb of God, who bore thy guilt

Behold the Lamb of God, who bore thy guilt

Author: Thomas Haweis
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Thomas Haweis

Haweis, Thomas, LL.B., M.D., born at Truro, Cornwall, 1732. After practising for a time as a Physician, he entered Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated. Taking Holy Orders, he became Assistant Preacher to M. Madan at the Lock Hospital, London, and subsequently Rector of All Saints, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire. He was also Chaplain to Lady Huntingdon, and for several years officiated at her Chapel in Bath. He died at Bath, Feb. 11, 1820. He published several prose works, including A History of the Church, A Translation of the New Testament, and A Commentary on the Holy Bible. His hymns, a few of which are of more than ordinary merit, were published in his Carmina Christo; or, Hymns to the Saviour. Designed for the Use and Comfor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Behold the Lamb of God, who bore thy guilt
Author: Thomas Haweis
Refrain First Line: O, the Lamb, the loving Lamb


Behold the Lamb of God, who bore thy burdens, &c. T. Haweis. [Passiontide.] From his Carmina Christo, &c, 1792. No. 5 in 4 stanzas of 4 lines, and based on John i. 29. It is found in a few collections, and is worthy of more extended use. The text of Hymnal Companion, although claiming to be correct, is altered in stanzas i. and iv. and is from Bickersteth's Christian Psalmody of 1833. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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