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Now bless the God of all

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Now bless the God of all
Who peace to us has given,
Whose light upon us shines,
And grace from highest Heaven.
The God of Israel He,
Upon all men bestows,
The wonders of that hand,
From which all blessing flows.


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11792

Author: Israel Abrahams

Israel Abrahams (b. London, November 26, 1858; d. Cambridge, October 6, 1925) was one of the most distinguished Jewish scholars of his generation. He wrote a number of classics on Judaism, most notably, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (1896). http://dbpedia.org/page/Israel_Abrahams Go to person page >

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First Line: Now bless the God of all
Author: Israel Abrahams

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NUN DANKET

NUN DANKET, named for the incipit of Rinkart's text, has been associated with this text ever since they were published together by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) in his Praxis Pietatis Melica (1647). Like most modern hymnals, the Psalter Hymnal prints the isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) version. The tune w…

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