A Jesus, o Rei da Glória

Author: Henry Francis Lyte

Lyte, Henry Francis, M.A., son of Captain Thomas Lyte, was born at Ednam, near Kelso, June 1, 1793, and educated at Portora (the Royal School of Enniskillen), and at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was a Scholar, and where he graduated in 1814. During his University course he distinguished himself by gaining the English prize poem on three occasions. At one time he had intended studying Medicine; but this he abandoned for Theology, and took Holy Orders in 1815, his first curacy being in the neighbourhood of Wexford. In 1817, he removed to Marazion, in Cornwall. There, in 1818, he underwent a great spiritual change, which shaped and influenced the whole of his after life, the immediate cause being the illness and death of a brother cler… Go to person page >

Translator: Solomon L. Ginsburg

Born in Poland in 1867, Ginsburg was a Baptist pastor and missionary to Brazil for thirty-five years. He wrote A Wandering Jew in Brazil: An Autobiography Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A Jesus, o Rei da glória, santos hinos entoai.
Title: A Jesus, o Rei da Glória
English Title: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
Translator: Solomon L. Ginsburg (1896)
Author: Henry Francis Lyte (1834)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Notes: Paraphrase of Psalm 103
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.

Tune

ERIN (Langston)

Paul T. Langston (b. Marianna, FL, 1928) composed ERIN on request in 1974 for the 1975 Baptist Hymnal, in which it was published as a setting for W. Nantlais Williams' urban hymn “Jesus, Friend of Thronging Pilgrims." Langston named the tune after his daughter. Brooks originally wrote his text in…

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