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My Father knows

He knows the bitter, weary way

Author: Marian Longfellow
Published in 114 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 He knows the bitter, weary way,
The endless striving day by day,
The souls that weep, the souls that pray—
He knows it all,
He knows it all, He knows it all,
The souls that weep, the souls that pray—
He knows it all.

2 He knows how hard the fight has been,
The clouds that come our lives between,
The worlds the world has never seen—
He knows it all,
He knows it all, He knows it all,
The worlds the world has never seen—
He knows it all.

3 He knows, when faint and worn we sink,
How deep the pain, how near the brink
Of dark despair we pause and shrink—
He knows it all,
He knows it all, He knows it all,
Of dark despair we pause and shrink—
He knows it all.

4 He knows! O tho’t so full of bliss!
For tho’ on earth our joys we miss,
We still can bear it, feeling this—
He knows it all,
He knows it all, He knows it all,
We still can bear it, feeling this—
He knows it all.

Source: Worship and Service #226

Author: Marian Longfellow

Longfellow, Marian, born at Portland, Maine, April 1, 1849, and married to W. F. Morris, of Boston, May 9, 1876. Her hymn "He knows the bitter, weary way" (Times of Trial) was written Sep. 15, 1874. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He knows the bitter, weary way
Title: My Father knows
Author: Marian Longfellow
Refrain First Line: He knows it all



Instances (1 - 100 of 114)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Beams of Glory #d20
Bells of Heaven #d12
Better Songs #131
Bilhorn's Male Chorus No. l. (Pocket ed. Columbian issue) #55Page Scan
Billows of Love #d18
Boundless Joy #d23
Boundless Love #d20
Brighter Day #d20
Camp Meeting Songs, a Collection of Gospel Songs ... #d24
Carols of Love #d21
Charming Message #d15
Cheerful Chimes #d34
Chiming Bells #95
Choice Specials #d28
Christian Way, Our Second Book for Singing Conventions, Singing Schools, Sunday Schools, etc. #d19
Coronation Songs #d54
Crimson Glow #d24
Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #24Page Scan
Crowning Joy #d23
Dawning Light #d20
Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d55
Echoes of Calvary #d20
Echoes of Heaven #d15
Famous Gospel Hymns #8Page Scan
Famous Hymns #8Page Scan
Favorite Radio Songs #d39
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d15
Forward in Faith #d26
Fossett's Inspirational Melodies #65Page Scan
Garden of Melody #d20
Gems and Jewels #109Page Scan
Glory Bound, Our First 1957 Book #d21
Glory Waves #d20
Gospel Banner #d23
Gospel Jewels #67TextAudioPage Scan
Gospel Light #d20
Gospel Light, or Hymns and Tunes for all Occasions of Christian Work and Worship #d144
Gospel Quartets #d39
Gospel Ship #95Page Scan
Gospel Voices No.3 #d86
Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d77
Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d71
Happy Praise #d15
Harmony Gems #d22
Harvest Songs #d25
Heavenly Sunlight #d15
Higher Ground #d22
Highest Praise #d25
Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church: the best of the old and the latest of the new, suited to the church and home, the Sunday school, the brotherhoods, the young peoples' neetingss... #309Page Scan
Hymns that Help: in Sunday schools, young people's societies and other church services #157Page Scan
Hymns Tried and True #d42
Joy and Praise #75Page Scan
Joyful Melodies #d17
Life and Service Hymns #309Page Scan
Matchless Gift #d15
Melodies of Joy #83Page Scan
Morning Light #d16
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #626Page Scan
New Hosannas #d25
Pearls of Praise #49TextAudioPage Scan
Precious Name #d26
Rainbow Rays #d19
Select Revival Hymns : a collection of new and old hymns suitable for every department of church work, Bible school, young people's societies, prayer meetings, evangelistic services, Y.M.C.A... #71Page Scan
Sentimental Songs #d25
Shepherd's Love #d20
Shining Path #d16
Silver Tones #d15
Singing by the Way #d10
Singing by the Way. Rev. ed. #d13
Singing for Joy #d64
Solid Rock #d15
Song Hits #d22
Songs for All #74TextAudioPage Scan
Songs for Christ and the Church: a collection of songs for the use of Christian endeavor societies, sunday-schools, and other church events #107Page Scan
Songs of Calvary and Pentecost #d41
Songs of Cheer #d14
Songs of Evangelism: for revival and evangelistic services; Bible schools, young people's meetings, and all occasions of Christian work and worship #63Page Scan
Songs of Joy: for radio and general use #69Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise No. 3 : For use in Meetings for Christian Worship of Work #211Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #230Page Scan
Songs of Love Divine #74Page Scan
Songs of Refreshing Nos. 1 and 2 Combined. Rev. #d39
Songs of Rejoicing: a collection of new songs for the Sunday-school #117Page Scan
Songs of Revival Power #102Page Scan
Songs Tried and Proved #d45
Spirit and Life No. 2: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, young people's societies, gospel and devotional meetings, etc., etc. #126Page Scan
Sunlit Songs #d32
Sunlit Way #d20
Sweetest Praises #d49
Temple Echoes, Our Second 1955 Book #d15
Thankful Hearts #d32
The Broadman Hymnal #d132
The Christian Church Hymnal #296Page Scan
The Christian hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship; in two parts (Rev.) #722Page Scan
The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d107
The Golden Sheaf #d29
The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #100TextPage Scan
The Gospel Call #d15
The Ideal Song and Hymn Book #d98
The Master's Praise: a collection of songs for the Sunday-school #25Page Scan