Psalm 22 (the earlier portion)

My God, my God, why dost thou me forsake

Author: Robert Seymour Bridges
Tune: GENEVAN PSALM 22
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Robert Seymour Bridges

Robert S. Bridges (b. Walmer, Kent, England, 1844; d. Boar's Hill, Abingdon, Berkshire, England, 1930) In a modern listing of important poets Bridges' name is often omitted, but in his generation he was consid­ered a great poet and fine scholar. He studied medicine and practiced as a physician until 1881, when he moved to the village of Yattendon. He had already written some poetry, but after 1881 his literary career became a full-time occupation, and in 1913 he was awarded the position of poet laureate in England. Bridges published The Yattendon Hymnal (1899), a collection of one hundred hymns (forty-four written or translated by him with settings mainly from the Genevan psalter, arranged for unaccompanied singing. In addition to volumes… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My God, my God, why dost thou me forsake
Title: Psalm 22 (the earlier portion)
Author: Robert Seymour Bridges
Meter: 10.10.10.5
Refrain First Line: O God almighty
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d178

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d179

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Hymns #77

The Book of Praise #17

The Harvard University Hymn Book #d141

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #636

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #636

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d207

The Oxford Hymn Book #93

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