Listen, My Friends

Pengyou, ting zhe hao xin xi (Listen, my friends and hear the good news)

Author: Anonymous; Paraphraser: C. Michael Hawn; Translator: Lucy Ding
Tune: [Listen my friends, and hear the good news]
Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

Pengyou, ting zhe hao xin xi:
Yesu jiang shi wei jiu ni,
Benlai ta shi tian shang shen,
Te lai wei jiu shi shang ren.
Pengyou, ting zhe hao xin xi:
Yesu jiang shi wei jiu ni,
Yesu Jidu, Jesu Jidu.
Jiang shi wei jiu wo, jiu ni!

Halle, Halle: we sing the world round, 1999

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Paraphraser: C. Michael Hawn

C. Michael Hawn University Distinguished Professor of Church Music Director, Master of Sacred Music Program Education D.M.A., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1975; M.C.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972; B.M.E., Wheaton College, 1970 Teaching Specialties Worship and music, worship and culture, Seminary Singers, hymnology Research Interests Global music and worship, cross-cultural worship, enlivening congregational song Selected Publications :: C. Michael Hawn, ed., New Songs of Celebration Render: Congregational Singing in the Twenty-First Century (Chicago: GIA Publications, Inc., 2013) :: C. Michael Hawn, contributor, Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology (Norwich, UK: Canterbury Press, 2013), http://hym… Go to person page >

Translator: Lucy Ding

(no biographical information available about Lucy Ding.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Pengyou, ting zhe hao xin xi (Listen, my friends and hear the good news)
Title: Listen, My Friends
Chinese Title: Pengyou, Ting
Author: Anonymous
Paraphraser: C. Michael Hawn
Translator: Lucy Ding
Source: Chinese
Language: Chinese; English
Publication Date: 1999
Notes: China
Copyright: Translation and paraphrase © 1999 Choristers Guild

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