Cantei Que o Salvador Chegou!

Translator: Justus Henry Nelson

Born 22 December 1850 in Menomonee Falls, WI. He was a missionary to Belém, Pará, Brazil at the mouth of the Amazon River and established the first Protestant church in the Amazon basin. He translated a number of hymns into Portuguese. Go to person page >

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cantai que o Salvador chegou!
Title: Cantei Que o Salvador Chegou!
English Title: Joy to the World! The Lord Is Come!
Translator: Justus Henry Nelson
Author: Isaac Watts (1719)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Notes: Paraphrase of Psalm 98
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.