Por Meus Pecados Padeceu

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 >

Translator: John James Ransom

Methodist minister and missionary to Brazil, 1876-1887 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Por meus pecados padeceu
Title: Por Meus Pecados Padeceu
English Title: Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed
Author: Isaac Watts (1707)
Translator: John James Ransom (1886)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.