Rise, God, judge thou the earth in might

Rise, God, judge thou the earth in might

Author: John Milton
Tune: DUNFERMLINE
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: John Milton

Milton, John, was born in London, Dec. 9, 1608, and died there Nov. 8, 1674. His poetical excellences and his literary fame are matters apart from hymnology, and are fully dealt with in numerous memoirs. His influence on English hymn-writing has been very slight, his 19 versions of various Psalms having lain for the most part unused by hymnal compilers. The dates of his paraphrases are:— Ps. cxiv. and cxxxvi., 1623, when he was 15 years of ago. These were given in his Poems in English and Latin 1645. Ps. lxxx.-lxxxviii., written in 1648, and published as Nine Psalmes done into Metre, 1645. Ps. i., 1653; ii., “Done August 8, 1653;" iii., Aug. 9, 1653; iv. Aug. 10, 1653; v., Aug. 12, 1653; vi., Aug. 13, 1653; vii.Aug. 14, 1653; viii… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rise, God, judge thou the earth in might
Author: John Milton

Tune

DUNFERMLINE

DUNFERMLINE is one of the "common" tunes from Andro Hart's psalter The CL Psalms of David, Edinburgh (l615)–a "common" tune was one that was not matched with a specific text in a songbook. Millar Patrick, author of Four Centuries of Scottish Psalmody (London, 1949) and The Story of the Church's So…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Worship #d163
Hymns of the Christian Life #d350
Hymns of the Christian Life #d348
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #344
Services for Congregational Worship #383Page Scan
Social Hymns of Brotherhood and Aspiration #d78
The Harvard University Hymn Book #d212
The Milton Hymnal #d113
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d378
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d203
War-Time Hymns #12Page Scan
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