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Pris Gud i makt och kärlek stor

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1 Pris Gud i makt och kärlek stor,
Pris Gud bland alla himlars kor.
Pris vare Gud i alla land,
Prise Fader, Son och Helge And'!

Amen.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S80

Author: Thomas Ken

Ken, Thomas, D.D. The bare details of Bishop Ken's life, when summarised, produce these results:—-Born at Berkhampstead, July, 1637; Scholar of Winchester, 1651; Fellow of New College, Oxford, 1657; B.A., 1661; Rector of Little Easton, 1663; Fellow of Winchester, 1666; Rector of Brighstone, 1667; Rector of Woodhay and Prebendary of Winchester, 1669; Chaplain to the Princess Mary at the Hague, 1679; returns to Winchester, 1680; Bishop of Bath and Wells, 1685; imprisoned in the Tower, 1688; deprived, 1691; died at Longleat, March 19, 1711. The parents of Ken both died during his childhood, and he grew up under the guardianship of Izaak Walton, who had married Ken's elder sister, Ann. The dominant Presbyterianism of Winchester and Ox… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pris Gud i makt och kärlek stor
English Title: Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Author: Thomas Ken
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Instances

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De Ungas Sångbok #4

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S80

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Nya Psalmisten #7

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