My sorrows, like a flood

My sorrows, like a flood

Author: Isaac Watts
Published in 55 hymnals

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: My sorrows, like a flood
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: English



Instances (1 - 55 of 55)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d521
A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns, from various authors: for the use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York #226Page Scan
A Collection of Evangelical Hymns #d107
A Collection of Hymns and Psalms for the Use of Singing School and Musical Societies #d97
A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d194
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #267Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d335
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d306
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d196
A Selection of Hymns & Psalms: from the most approved authors: principally from Watts & Rippon: together with originals #67Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs from the Best Authors #d129
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: designed (especially the former part) for the use of congregations as an appendix to Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymn #H.LIIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs: in two parts, part I. containing the hymns; part II. containing the songs...(3rd ed. corr. and enl. by author) #H.LII
A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors.: including a great number of originals: intended to be an appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns. (Woodward's rev. and corr. ed.; Sterotype ed.) #88Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns, adapted to the devotions of the closet, the family, and the social circle; and containing subjects appropriate to the monthly concerns of prayer for the success... #424Page Scan
Dupuy's Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Rev. corr. and enl.) #146Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d215
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Selected and Original. 7th ed. #d290
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, selected from Several Approved Authors, Recommended by the Baptist General Committee of Virginia #d126
Hymns for Social Meetings #57Page Scan
Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs, including Some Never Before in Print #d219
Parish Hymns: a collection of hymns for public, social, and private worship; selected and original #240Page Scan
Parish Psalmody #d509
Parish Psalmody #d521
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #839Page Scan
Pocket Hymns: original and selected. designed for the use of the regular Baptist church, and all who love our Lord Jesus Christ #188Page Scan
Primitive Baptist Hymn Book for All Lovers of Sacred Song. 3rd ed. #d137
Sacred poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns adapted to Christian devotion in publick & private. New ed. #d313
Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private. New Ed. #d312
Sacred Poetry: consisting of psalms and hymns, adapted to Christian devotion, in public and private, selected from the best authors, with variations and additions #H.CLXXIVPage Scan
Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors, intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns. (1st Am. ed.) #LXXXVIIIPage Scan
Supplement to Watts: a Selection of More than Five Hundred Hymns, from the Most Approved Authors on a Great Variety of Subjects ... #d278
The American Seaman's Hymn Book: a Collection of Sacred Songs for the Use of Mariners #d142
The Baptist Harmony #d250
The Baptist Harmony #d252
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #839Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d378
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #183Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #433Page Scan
The Christian Harmonist: containing a set of tunes adapted to all the metres in Mr. Rippon's Selection of Hymns, in the collection of hymns by Mr. Joshua Smith, and in Dr. Watt's Psalms and Hymns... #49Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d635
The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems: being chiefly a collection (3rd ed. rev.) #CCXXXVIIIPage Scan
The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler: being a new collection of psalm tunes, hymns and anthems with a variety of set pieces, from the most approved American and European authors... #25aTextPage Scan
The Discipline of the United Freewill Baptist Church: together with hymns and spiritual songs, for the use of its members #177Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d374
The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d211
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #CLXXVIIIPage Scan
The Old Baptist Hymn Book #d196
The Primitive Hymns, Spiritual Songs and Sacred Poems Regularly Selected, Classified and Set in Order ... Stereotype ed. #d401
The Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #806Page Scan
The Southern Psalmist #d539
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d562
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d304
Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music: selected from the most eminent and approved authors in that science, for the use of Christian churches of every denomination...(Stereotype ed., Enl. and Imp.) #33bPage Scan
Zion's Hymns, for the Use of the Original Free-Will Baptist Church of North Carolina #d174