Nahum Tate

Short Name: Nahum Tate
Full Name: Tate, Nahum, 1652-1715
Birth Year: 1652
Death Year: 1715

Nahum Tate was born in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, B.A. 1672. He lacked great talent but wrote much for the stage, adapting other men's work, really successful only in a version of King Lear. Although he collaborated with Dryden on several occasions, he was never fully in step with the intellectual life of his times, and spent most of his life in a futile pursuit of popular favor. Nonetheless, he was appointed poet laureate in 1692 and royal historiographer in 1702. He is now known only for the New Version of the Psalms of David, 1696, which he produced in collaboration with Nicholas Brady. Poverty stricken throughout much of his life, he died in the Mint at Southwark, where he had taken refuge from his creditors, on August 12, 1715.

--The Hymnal 1940 Companion

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Texts by Nahum Tate (125)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
මුවා ඈළ දොළ වෙත යන්නේ පිපාසයෙන් (Muvā aeḷa doḷa veta yannē pipāsayen)Nahum Tate (Author)Sinhala2
Against Thee, Lord, aloneNahum Tate (Author)5
All ye who faithful servants areNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)8
Als Hirten Satzen in der NachtNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)German3
Although sometimes surprised by fearNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Approach ye piously disposedNahum Tate (Author)6
Arise, O King of grace, ariseTate (Author)English1
As pants the hart for cooling streams, When heated in the chaseTate (Author)English44
Attend, O earth, when God declaresNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)9
ആട്ടിടയർ രാത്രികാലെ കൂട്ടമായ്‌ പാർക്കവേNahum Tate (Author)Malayalam2
Be Thou, O God, exalted highNahum Tate (Author)English7
Bless God, my soul, thou, Lord, aloneNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English5
Bless God, ye servants that attend Upon his solemn stateTate (Author)English7
Blest is the man, whom thou, O LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Christ from the dead is raised and madeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Come Holy Ghost, Creator, come, Inspire these souls of ThineNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English12
Continue, Lord, to hear my voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
Defend me, Lord, from shame, For still I trust in thee (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English13
Dum nokte gardis al ŝafar'Nahum Tate (Author)Esperanto5
Dum ŝafistoj gardis gregonNahum Tate (Author)Esperanto5
එඞේරු තම රැළවල් (Eṅēru tama ræḷaval)Nahum Tate (Author)Sinhala2
For Thee, O God, our constant praiseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English34
From lowest depths of woe, To God I sent my cry (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English13
Give ear, ye children, to my lawTate (Author)English2
God is our refuge in distress, A present help when dangers press (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)English2
God's perfect law converts the soul, Reclaims from false desiresTate (Author)English1
Have mercy, Lord, on me, As Thou wert ever kindNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English12
He's blest, whose sins have pardon gainedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
How blest is he who never consents By ill advice to walkTate (Author)English1
I'll celebrate thy praises, LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
Instruct me in thy statutes, LordNahum Tate (Author)English1
Jesus Christ is risen today, Our triumphant holy dayN. Tate (Author)English13
Let all the earth their voices raise To sing the choicest Psalm of praiseTate (Author)English1
Let all the heathen writers joinTate (Author)English1
Let all the various tribes of menTate (Author)1
Let heathens to their idols hasteTate (Author)1
Let me with light and truth be blessedN. Tate (Author)English1
Lift up your heads, eternal gates, Unfold to entertainNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English28
Lord, from thy unexhausted storeNahum Tate (Author)1
Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
Lord, hear the voice of my complaint, Accept my secret prayerNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2
Lord, not to us, we claim no shareNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
Lord, who's the happy man, that mayTate (Author)English4
My God, my God, why leavest thou me, When I in Anguish faint?Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
My heart and flesh cry out for theeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
My hiding place my refuge towerNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
My soul and spirit, filled with joy (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
My soul, inspired with sacred love, God's holy name for ever blessNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English21
My soul with patience waitsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English15
நாம் போற்றிடுவோம் மெய் மனதுடன் (Nām pōṟṟiṭuvōm mey maṉatuṭaṉ)Nahum Tate (Author)Tamil2
Një natë, kur ca barinj të thjesht’Nahum Tate (Author)Albanian2
No change of time shall ever shockNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English59
No offering God requiresNahum Tate (Author)2
O come, loud anthems let us sing, Loud thanks to our Almighty KingN. Tate (Author)English14
O God, my grateful soul aspiresTate (Author)4
O God, my heart is fixed, 'tis bentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
O God, my heart is fully bent, To magnify thy Name (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English5
O God of hosts, the mighty LordNahum Tate (Author)English4
O God, we praise Thee, and confessNahum Tate (Translator)English29
O God, within thy power I standTate (Author)2
O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's guideNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
O Lord, our fathers oft have toldNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English47
O Lord, Thy mercy, my sure hopeNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English25
O praise the Lord, and thou my soulNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
O praise the Lord, for He is good, His mercies never decay (Brady and Tate)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English5
O praise the Lord in that blest placeNahum Tate (Author)English34
O praise the Lord with hymns of joy, And celebrate his fame (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
O praise the Lord with one consentNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)14
O praise ye the Lord, Prepare your glad voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English86
O render thanks and bless the Lord; Invoke his sacred name (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)19
O render thanks to God aboveNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English41
O Thou to Whom all creatures bowNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English63
O 'twas a joyful sound to hear Our tribes devoutly sayN. Tate (Author)English10
O with due reverence let us allN. Tate (Author)English1
On Judah's plains as shepherds satNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English14
Our Father, who in heaven art, All hallowed be Thy NameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English24
Pastores cerca de BelénNahum Tate (Paraphraser)Spanish7
Praise ye the Lord, to speak his praiseNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
That man is blessed who stands in awe (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)English3
The heavens declare Thy glory, Lord, Which that alone can fill (Tate and Brady)Tate (Author)English1
The Lord hath spoke, the mighty GodNahum Tate (Author)English1
The Lord himself, the mighty LordTate (Author)English3
The Lord, the only God, is great, And greatly to be praised (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
The Lord unto my Lord thus spakeNahum Tate (Author)English1
Thee I'll extol, my God and KingNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
They who in ships with courage boldNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
This spacious earth is all the Lord's, And men, and worms, and beasts, and birdsNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English3
Thou God, all glory, honor, powerN. Tate (Author)English3
Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast knownTate (Author)English6
Thou turnest man, O Lord to dustNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)3
Though wicked men grow rich and great (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)7
Through all the changing scenes of life, In trouble and in joy Tate (Author)English54
Through endless years Thou art the sameTate (Author)English6
Thus God declares His sovereign willNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
Thy gracious favor, Lord, displayTate (Author)4
Thy mercies fill the earth, O LordTate (Author)English1
Thy presence, Lord, hath me suppliedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English7
To bless thy chosen raceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English67
To celebrate thy praise, O LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English16
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, The God whom we adoreTate (Author)English2
To God be glory, peace on earth, To all mankind good willNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English14
To God I cried, who to my helpNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)1
To God I lift my eyes, my trust is in his nameNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)4
To God, in whom I trust, I lift my heart and voiceNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
To God, our never failing strength, With loud applauses singNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
To God, the mighty LordNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English22
To God your grateful voices raise, Who does your daily Patron prove (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
To my complaint, O Lord my GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English4
To Zion's hill I lift my eyes (Tate and Brady)N. Tate (Author)English2
To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend, O haste to my relief (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2
Usiku walipoketi wachunga wa kondooNahum Tate (Author)Swahili1
When thou whom earth and heaven revereNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
When we our wearied limbs to restNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)44
While humble shepherds watched their flocksN. Tate (Author)English8
While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All seated on the groundNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English836
While shepherds kept their watchingNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
With cheerful notes let all the earthNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English14
With glory clad, with strength arrayedNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English52
With my whole heart, my God and King, Thy praise I will proclaim (Tate and Brady)Nahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English6
With one consent let all the earthNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English86
With restless and ungoverned rageNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)2
我如困鹿切慕溪水 (Wǒ rú kùn lù qiè mù xīshuǐ)Nahum Tate (Author)Chinese2
Ye boundless realms of joyTate (Author)English5
Ye servants of the Lord, Each in his office waitNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English1
Ye worshippers of Jacob's GodNahum Tate, 1652-1715 (Author)English2

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