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From the Canon of the Dead: Ode VIII

Who toiled for Christ through suffering sore

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

Who toiled for Christ through suffering sore,
And meekly grief and anguish bore;
And in their service steadfast strove,
To serve the Master Whom they love,--
Now rest in His eternal peace,
Through ages that shall never cease.

Who toil as they, and faithful prove
The servants of the Lord they love,
When toil is o'er and suffering past,
Enter the bliss of heaven at last,--
And rest in His eternal peace,
Through ages that shall never cease.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who toiled for Christ through suffering sore
Title: From the Canon of the Dead: Ode VIII
Greek Title: σταθερῶς τοὺς ἀγῶνας ἐπιδειξάμενοι
Translator: John Brownlie
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Source: Euchologion, p. 412
Language: English
Publication Date: 1902
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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