Thy Mighty Mercy (Az Úrnak irgalmát)

Thy mighty mercy, Lord, I will forever praise! (Az Úrnak irgalmát örökké éneklem)

Author: Th. de Bèze; Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Tune: GENEVAN 89
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Th. de Bèze

Bèze, Théodore de, born at Vezelay, in Burgundy, 1519; died 1605. Bèze’s father was of noble birth. He occupied the post of bailiff at Vezelay. Bèza received a first-rate classical education under Melchior Wolmar. Before he was 20 he wrote some poetry in imitation of Catullus and Ovid, the licentiousness of which he mourned and condemned in alter years. A brilliant prospect of Church emoluments turned his attention from the distasteful study of law. The income of the Priory of Longjumeau made him rich, and he became a prominent member of the literary world at Paris. But his entrance into Orders was barred by a secret marriage with Claudine Denosse. Subsequently, when the offer of the abbey of Froidmont by his uncle made it necessary f… Go to person page >

Author: A. Szenczi Molnár

Hungarian Protestant theologian Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thy mighty mercy, Lord, I will forever praise! (Az Úrnak irgalmát örökké éneklem)
Title: Thy Mighty Mercy (Az Úrnak irgalmát)
Author: Th. de Bèze
Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Language: English; Hungarian

Tune

GENEVAN 89

One of the best-known tunes from the Genevan Psalter, GENEVAN 89 was first published in the 1562 edition. Jacobus J.K. Kloppers (PHH 87) harmonized the tune for the Psalter Hymnal in 1985. The first line is repeated in the second, and all the lines have a similar rhythmic pattern, including the last…

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Little Psalterium #14

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