Thee will I bless, my God and King

Thee will I bless, my God and King

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thee will I bless, my God and King
Author: Isaac Watts

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Social and Private Worship, Altered to a Devotional Form #d137
Psalms in Metre and Hymns Selected for the Use of the Parish Church of Boston #d109
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d453
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d451
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #CXLVPage Scan
Selections from the Psalms of David in Metre: with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #117Page Scan
The Church Hymnal: a collection of hymns from the Prayer book hymnal, Additional hymns, and Hymns ancient and modern, and Hymns for church and home. For use in Churches where licensed by the Bishop #213Page Scan
The Churchman's Hymn-Book, a Collection of Hymns Old and New, for Use in the Services of the Church #d383
The Lecture-Room Hymn-Book: containing the psalms and hymns of the book of common prayer, together with a choice selection of additional hymns, and an appendix of chants and tunes... #S117.IPage Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #42Page Scan
The Presbyterian Hymnal #42Page Scan
The Whole Book of Psalms: in metre; with hymns suited to the feasts and fasts of the church, and other occasions of public worship #CXLV.IPage Scan
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