The heaven of heavens cannot contain

The heaven of heavens cannot contain

Author: W. Drennan
Tune: NAOMI (Nägeli)
Published in 59 hymnals

Author: W. Drennan

Drennan, William, M.D., b. at Belfast, May 23, 1754, and educated at Glasgow, where he graduated M.A. in 1771, and M.D. 1778. He subsequently practised at Belfast. He died Feb. 5, 1820. In 1815 he published Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse, Belfast, 1815; and his Poems were collected and published with a Memoir by his sons in 1859. Of his poems six are grouped under the heading of "Religious Poems." Seven hymns, including five of these "Religious Poems," were contributed to Aspland's Unitarian Selection, 1810; but in the 1859 Poems and Memoir most of them are in a longer form. As most of these are still in common use amongst the Unitarians in Great Britain and America, we subjoin the list of first lines:— 1. All nature feels attra… Go to person page >

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First Line: The heaven of heavens cannot contain
Author: W. Drennan

Tune

NAOMI (Nägeli)

NAOMI was a melody that Lowell Mason (PHH 96) brought to the United States from Europe and arranged as a hymn tune; the arrangement was first published in the periodical Occasional Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1836). Some scholars have attributed the original melody to Johann G. Nageli (PHH 315), but there…

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #27

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (10th ed.) #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (6th ed.) #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (3rd ed.) #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. (45th ed.) #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship. 16th ed. #15

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and Private Worship #XXXIII

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Sanctuary #133

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #95

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #95

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Christian Chorals, for the Chapel and Fireside #229

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #181

Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d674

Grammar School Hymn Book #d243

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #89

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Hymn and Tune Book, for the Church and the Home #29

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #59

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #31

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #31

Hymns Ancient & Modern, Revised #619

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Hymns and Anthems adapted for Jewish Worship #164

Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d392

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #118

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #118

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Hymns for Public Worship #10

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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #364

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #70

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #70

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Hymns for the Sanctuary #39

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Hymns of the Spirit #286

Hymns, Selected from Various Authors, for the Use of the Unitarian Church in Washington #d134

Melodies and Hymns for Divine Service in Appleton Chapel #d54

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National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #220

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d638

Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d391

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #11

The Book of Praise #d334

The Chapel Hymnal #d236

The Chapel Hymnal #d225

The Christian Psalter #d514

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The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #76

The Gospel Hymnal #d581

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The Gospel Psalmist #967

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d247

The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d268

The Oxford Hymn Book #296

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The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #167

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The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #167

The Sabbath School Hymnal #d134

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The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #4

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