How precious is thy word, O God!

How precious is thy word, O God!

Author: Benjamin Beddome
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Beddome

Benjamin Beddome was born at Henley-in Arden, Warwickshire, January 23, 1717. His father was a Baptist minister. He studied at various places, and began preaching in 1740. He was pastor of a Baptist society at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, until his death in 1795. In 1770, he received the degree of M.A. from the Baptist College in Providence, Rhode Island. He published several discourses and hymns. "His hymns, to the number of 830, were published in 1818, with a recommendation from Robert Hall." Montgomery speaks of him as a "writer worthy of honour both for the quantity and the quality of his hymns." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How precious is thy word, O God!
Author: Benjamin Beddome
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Verses from "When Israel Through the Desert Passed" (Beddome)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Choice Hymns #151

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #346

Supplement to Watts #d194

The Advent Christian Hymnal #d331

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d242

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The Harp #200

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a200

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