Save me from my foes

Save me from my foes

Author: Timothy Dwight
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Save me from my foes
Author: Timothy Dwight

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #A.XX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #A.IX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #A.IX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #A.IX

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #581

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #581

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d137

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Hymns for Christian Melody #A1

Sabbath School Psalmody #d39

Selected Hymns for the Use of Children in Families or Sunday School #d87

The Tabernacle #d261

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