King of Salem, bless my soul

King of Salem, bless my soul

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 24 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: King of Salem, bless my soul
Author: Isaac Watts

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs #XXVI

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A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors. #183

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Baptist Hymn Book #a136

Hymns for Social Worship, Compiled for the Use of Canadian Baptist Churches #d159

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #XXX

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The Baptist Hymn Book #136

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The Christian Harmonist #126

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The Christian Songster #149

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCCLVII

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The Lord's Songs #CXIV

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The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #901

The Sacred Songster. 5th ed. #d98

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The Zion Songster #132

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The Zion Songster #132

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Zion's Songster #22

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