The sick man in his chamber. Cecil F. Alexander, née Humphreys. [During Sickness.] This poem in 14 stanzas of 4 lines was contributed to Rutherford's Lays of the Sanctuary and other Poems, 1859, p. 89, under the title "The Sun of Righteousness." It appeared also in the same year in Mrs. Alexander's Legend of the Golden Prayers, 1858, p. 151. From it the cento "The sick man lieth weary," in Kennedy, 1863, No. 15, is taken. It is composed of stanzas vii., viii., xi.-xiv.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)