O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise

O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise

Author: James Montgomery
Published in 18 hymnals

Author: James Montgomery

Montgomery, James, son of John Montgomery, a Moravian minister, was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771. In 1776 he removed with his parents to the Moravian Settlement at Gracehill, near Ballymena, county of Antrim. Two years after he was sent to the Fulneck Seminary, Yorkshire. He left Fulneck in 1787, and entered a retail shop at Mirfield, near Wakefield. Soon tiring of that he entered upon a similar situation at Wath, near Rotherham, only to find it quite as unsuitable to his taste as the former. A journey to London, with the hope of finding a publisher for his youthful poems ended in failure; and in 1792 he was glad to leave Wath for Shefield to join Mr. Gales, an auctioneer, bookseller, and printer of the Sheffield Register newspap… Go to person page >

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First Line: O great is Jehovah, and great be his praise
Author: James Montgomery

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Christian Praise #429

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Christian Praise #429

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d665

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Church Psalmist #P48c

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Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #840

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #460

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P48.3

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Selah #190b

The Book of Worship #d367

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #P48c

The Church Hymn Book #d389

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #1149

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #223

The Psalmodist #d156

Village Hymns #d381

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