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Christ Weeping Over Jerusalem

What venerable sight appears

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

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First Line: What venerable sight appears
Title: Christ Weeping Over Jerusalem
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d930

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d937

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d937

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #110

A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d575

A Selection of Hymns #d309

Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d1017

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Select Hymns, The Third Part of Christian Psalmody. 3rd ed. #aa16

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Select Hymns #16

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #99

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The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. #D16

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