O Jesu

The Lord in wisdom made the earth

Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b 1926)
Tune: O JESU
Published in 1 hymnal

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Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith

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First Line: The Lord in wisdom made the earth
Title: O Jesu
Original Language: English
Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b 1926)
Copyright: © 1982, 1984 Hope Publishing Company



O JESU first appeared in an organ collection, Sammlung alter und neuer Melodien evangelischen Lieder (1747), compiled by Johann B. Reimann for use with texts found in the Hirschberger evangelischen Gesangbuch (1741). Often attributed to Reimann, the tune was set to "O Jesu, warum legst du mir so vie…

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