He Was Wounded for Our Transgressions

He was wounded for our transgressions (Chisholm)

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm (1941)
Tune: OAK PARK (Dunlop)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas Obadiah Chisholm (1866-1960) was an American songwriter who wrote several prominent Christian hymns. Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky on July 29, 1866 in a log cabin and became a teacher at age sixteen. Chisholm had a Christian conversion experience at age twenty-seven during a revival in Franklin led by Dr. Henry Clay Morrison. Chisholm served as a Methodist minister for one-year before resigning due to poor health. Chisholm wrote over 1,200 sacred poems over his lifetime, which appeared in many Christian periodicals, and he served as an editor of the Pentecostal Herald in Louisville for a period. In 1909 Chisholm began his career as a life insurance agent in Winona Lake and Vineland, New Jersey. In 1923 at age f… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He was wounded for our transgressions (Chisholm)
Title: He Was Wounded for Our Transgressions
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm (1941)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: Text and tune © 1941. Singspiration Music/ASCAP. Used by permission of The Benson Co. Inc.



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #77
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #212
Sing Joyfully #251
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #244
Include 7 pre-1979 instances