O Wondrous Sight!

Translator: Laurence Hull Stookey

res.: Rockville, Md.; prof., Wesley Theological Seminary, Wash. D.C. Go to person page >

Translator: John Mason Neale

Neale, John Mason, D.D., was born in Conduit Street, London, on Jan. 24, 1818. He inherited intellectual power on both sides: his father, the Rev. Cornelius Neale, having been Senior Wrangler, Second Chancellor's Medallist, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, and his mother being the daughter of John Mason Good, a man of considerable learning. Both father and mother are said to have been "very pronounced Evangelicals." The father died in 1823, and the boy's early training was entirely under the direction of his mother, his deep attachment for whom is shown by the fact that, not long before his death, he wrote of her as "a mother to whom I owe more than I can express." He was educated at Sherborne Grammar School, and was afterwards… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Holy God, upon the mountain you revealed our Messiah
Title: O Wondrous Sight!
Translator: Laurence Hull Stookey
Translator: John Mason Neale (1851)
Source: Sarum Breviary, 1495
Language: English
Notes: This hymn may be reproduced in worship from http://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/o-wondrous-sight-council
Copyright: © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House


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