O Give Praise to Jesus, the King (Jaya hos Yishu raja ko)

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Un le hami lai pre ma gari (For he loved and suffered on Calvary)

Author: Dona Rongong; Translator: Lokanātha Manena; Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray
Tune: JAYA HOS YISHU
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Author: Dona Rongong

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Translator: Lokanātha Manena

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Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray

Shirley Erena Murray (b. Invercargill, New Zealand, 1931) studied music as an undergraduate but received a master’s degree (with honors) in classics and French from Otago University. Her upbringing was Methodist, but she became a Presbyterian when she married the Reverend John Stewart Murray, who was a moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand. Shirley began her career as a teacher of languages, but she became more active in Amnesty International, and for eight years she served the Labor Party Research Unit of Parliament. Her involvement in these organizations has enriched her writing of hymns, which address human rights, women’s concerns, justice, peace, the integrity of creation, and the unity of the church. Many of her hymn… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Un le hami lai pre ma gari (For he loved and suffered on Calvary)
Title: O Give Praise to Jesus, the King (Jaya hos Yishu raja ko)
Author: Dona Rongong
Translator: Lokanātha Manena
Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray
Place of Origin: Nepal
Language: English; Nepali
Refrain First Line: Jaya hos Yishu raja ko (O give praise to Jesus, the King)
Copyright: © 1990 Christian Conference of Asia, GIA Publications, Inc., agent

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