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Thou, who a tender Parent art

Thou, who a tender Parent art

Tune: NAOMI (Nägeli)
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Thou, who a attender Parent art,
Regard a parent's plea;
Our offspring with a parent's heart
We, Lord, commend to Thee.

2 Our children are our greatest care,
A charge which Thou hast given;
I all Thy graces let them share,
And all the joys of heaven.

3 If a centurion could succeed,
Who for his servant cried,
O grant us faith like his to plead
For those more near allied.

4 On us Thou has bestowed Thy grace,
And ours, as Father kind,
And heaven is our dwelling place;
O leave not one behind!

5 By Thee blest, let us live below
The remnant of our days,
And when to brighter worlds we go,
Give Thee united praise.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #346

Text Information

First Line: Thou, who a tender Parent art

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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Timeline

Instances

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #554

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #346

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #346

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The Baptist Harp #80

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #662

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #662

The Sacred Lute #d348

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