James G. Small

Short Name: James G. Small
Full Name: Small, James G., 1817-1888
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1888

Small, James Grindly, son of George Small, J.P. of Edinburgh, was born in that city in 1817. He was educated at the High School, and the University of Edinburgh. He studied divinity under Dr. Chalmers, and in 1843 he joined the Free Church of Scotland. In 1847 he became the minister of the Free Church at Bervie, near Montrose. He died at Renfrew, Feb. 11, 1888. His poetical works were (1l) The Highlands and other Poems, 1843, 3rd ed. 1852; (2) Songs of the Vineyard in Days of Gloom and Sadness, 1846 ; (3) Hymns for Youthful Voices, 1859; (4) Psalms and Sacred Songs, 1866. His well-known hymn "I've found a Friend; oh such a Friend" (Jesus, the Friend), appeared in his Psalms & Sacred Songs, 1866. It is found in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1878, and others.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Texts by James G. Small (11)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Adda maysa nasaracacJames G. Small (Author)Tagalog2
Amigo fiel en Cristo halléJ. G. Small (Author)Spanish5
Den Freund, den allerbesten Freund, hab' ich im Herrn gefundenJames G. Small (Author)German1
Hallé un Amigo y SalvadorJ. G. Small (Author)Spanish2
He hoa i aloha maiJames G. Small, 1817-1888 (Author)Hawaiian3
حظيت بالخل الودودJames G. Small (Author)Arabic1
Ich fand den Freund, den besten FreundJames G. Small (Author)German1
I've found a Friend; O such a Friend!J. G. Small (Author)English342
Mein Freund ist mein und ich bin sein, Nach mir steht sein VerlangenJ. G. Small (Author)German5
Un buen amigo tengo yoJames G. Small (Author)Spanish2
我有良友,其愛難述,愛我遠在創世前 (Wǒ yǒu liángyǒu, qí ài nán shù, ài wǒ yuǎn zài chuàngshì qián)James G. Small (Author)Chinese2
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