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Sheep Fast Asleep

Hitsuji wa nemure ri (Sheep fast asleep, there on a hill)

Author: Genzō Miwa (1907); Translator: John Moss (1957; alt.)
Tune: KŌRIN
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Genzō Miwa

(no biographical information available about Genzō Miwa.) Go to person page >

Translator: John Moss

John A. Moss, Methodist Board of Missions evangelistic and educational missionary to Japan. --fultonhistory.com/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hitsuji wa nemure ri (Sheep fast asleep, there on a hill)
Title: Sheep Fast Asleep
Japanese Title: Hitsuji Wa
Author: Genzō Miwa (1907)
Translator: John Moss (1957; alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7.8.6
Source: Japanese hymn
Copyright: Text and Music: Permission #1430 granted by the Hymnal Committee, United Church of Christ in Japan.; Translation © 1963 John A. Moss. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Presbyterian Hymnal #52

Rejoice in the Lord #211

Audio

Sing! A New Creation #110

Songs for Life #135

The New Century Hymnal #137

Voices United #52

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