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When Jesus Wept, the Falling Tear

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When Jesus wept, the falling tear
in mercy flowed beyond all bound.
When Jesus groaned, a trembling fear
seized all the guilty world around.


Source: Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #194

Author: William Billings

Billings was one of the first major American composers. He was born on October 7, 1746 in Boston and died on September 26, 1800 in Boston. Sources: Hughes, pp. 314-15 Jones, pp. 13-14 Pratt, p. 132 Randel, pp. 78-79 NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/i/l/billings_w.htm Go to person page >

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First Line: When Jesus wept, the falling tear
Title: When Jesus Wept, the Falling Tear
Author: William Billings (1770)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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