Son of the carpenter, receive. C. Wesley. [To be Sung at Work.] Published in Hymns and Poems, 1739, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines, and entitled "To be sung at work." (Poetical Works, 1868-72, volumes i. p. 172.) Two centos from this hymn, and both beginning with stanzas ii., "Servant of all, to toil for man,” are in common use. The first, composed of stanzas ii.-iv. appeared in the Wesleyan Hymn Book 1780, No. 313, and the second, stanzas ii.-iv. and i. in the New Congregational Hymn Book, 1859.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)