Thou, Whom Their Maker Heav'n And Earth

Thou, whom their maker Heav’n and earth

Translator: Richard Mant
Tune: [Redeemed, and with the price of blood]
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1 Thou, whom their maker Heav’n and earth,
Their king the angels own,
Son, who through boundless ages shar’st
Th’almighty Father’s throne;
Who Adam, in Thy image made,
Call’dst forth at nature’s birth,
And man became a living soul
With body formed of earth:

2 When Satan’s envy and deceit
Had human kind defaced,
By Thee was man’s primeval form,
Incarnate Lord, replaced;
Thee, of the virgin born of old,
Now new born from the tomb,
Who bidd’st us buried from the grave
With Thee reviving come.

3 Thou, living Shepherd, dost Thy flock
In bath baptismal lave,
The cleansing laver of our souls,
And of our sins the grave:
By Thee was borne the cross, the debt
For our transgressions owed;
From Thee, the price of our release,
The blood spontaneous flowed.

4 That Thou each year our paschal joy
Mayst be, Thy servants give,
Regenerate from the death of sin,
In holiness to live:
So in perpetual hymns shalt Thou,
Who from the dead wast raised,
The Father, and the Holy Ghost,
Eternally be praised.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11938

Translator: Richard Mant

Mant, Richard D.D., son of the Rev. Richard Mant, Master of the Grammar School, Southampton, was born at Southampton, Feb. 12, 1776. He was educated at Winchester and Trinity, Oxford (B.A. 1797, M.A., 1799). At Oxford he won the Chancellor's prize for an English essay: was a Fellow of Oriel, and for some time College Tutor. On taking Holy Orders he was successively curate to his father, then of one or two other places, Vicar of Coggeshall, Essex, 1810; Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1813, Rector of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate, London. 1816, and East Horsley, 1818, Bishop of Killaloe, 1820, of Down and Connor, 1823, and of Dromore, 1842. He was also Bampton Lecturer in 1811. He died Nov. 2, 1848. His prose works were numerou… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou, whom their maker Heav’n and earth
Title: Thou, Whom Their Maker Heav'n And Earth
Latin Title: Rex sempiterne caelitum
Translator: Richard Mant
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Source: Ancient Hymns from the Roman Breviary (London, J. G. & F. Rivington, 1837)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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