Zions Pilgerlied

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 >

Translator: Ernst Gebhardt

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Text Information

First Line: Kommt, die ihr liebt den Herrn
Title: Zions Pilgerlied
English Title: Come, we that love the Lord
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Wir pilgern nach Zion
Copyright: Public Domain



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