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The Bible, the Word of Truth

The Bible, the Bible, More precious than gold

Author: Anonymous
Published in 86 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 The Bible! the Bible! more precious than gold,
The hopes and the glories its pages unfold!
It speaks of a Saviour, and tells of His love;
It shows us the way to the mansions above.

2 The Bible! the Bible! blest volume of truth,
How sweetly it smiles on the season of youth!
It bids us seek early the pearl of great price,
Ere th'heart is enslaved in the bondage of vice.

3 The Bible! the Bible! we hail it with joy;
Its truths and its glories our tongues shall employ;
We'll sing of its triumphs, we'll tell of its worth,
And send its glad tidings afar o'er the earth.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #E170

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Bible, the Bible, More precious than gold
Title: The Bible, the Word of Truth
Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #518
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The Cyber Hymnal #518

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