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How Long, Jehovah?

How long, Jehovah, wilt Thou me forget for aye?

Author: Henry Ainsworth
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Henry Ainsworth

Ainsworth, Henry, was a leader of the Brownist party in England, and one of those nonconforming clergy who, in 1604, left this country for Amsterdam. He was a learned man and skilled in Hebrew. He became very poor in exile, living on the meanest fare, and acting as porter to a bookseller. He was of a warm temperament and apt to be quarrelsome; died 1622 or 1623, suddenly, which gave rise to a suspicion of unfair play on the part of the Jewish community. His translations from the Hebrew Psalms were printed at Amsterdam and entitled The Booke of Psalms: Englished both in Prose and Metre, 1612. It contained a preface and had musical notes. There is a copy in the Bodleian Library. [Rev. J. T. Bingley, L.R.A.M., F.G.O.] --John Julian,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How long, Jehovah, wilt Thou me forget for aye?
Title: How Long, Jehovah?
Author: Henry Ainsworth
Meter: 6.6.6.6.6.6.6.6.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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American Hymns Old and New #35

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