Antiphon A (From the Office of Dawn)

In mine affliction, Lord

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

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In mine affliction, Lord,
My cry went up to Thee,
And to my sorrowing heart,
Thou gav'st Thy mercy free.

When life is parched and dry,
Refreshing streams appear,
And earth's vain sounds are dead
To my enchanted ear.

To Holy Ghost be praise,
To Father and to Son:
Almighty Trinity,
While endless ages run.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

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First Line: In mine affliction, Lord
Title: Antiphon A (From the Office of Dawn)
Greek Title: ἐν τῷ θλίβεσθαί με, εἰσάκουσόν μου τῶν ὀδυνῶν
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 6.6.6.6
Source: Parakletike, p. 5



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