Salmo 8–Muchas y grandes tus obras

Representative Text

Muchas y grandes tus obras, Dios,
en tierra y cielo son.

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #407

Author (antiphon): Joseph Renville

Joseph R. Renville’s mother was Dakota and his father, French. An explorer, fur trader, and Congregational minister, Renville helped found the Lac qui Parle Mission in Minnesota in 1835. This song, which is also known as the “Dakota Hymn,” was sung by thirty-eight Dakota prisoners of war as they were led to execution at Mankato, Mennesota, on December 26, 1862. This song was first published in the Dakota Indian Hymnal (1916). Sing! A New Creation Go to person page >

Paraphraser: Philip Frazier

(no biographical information available about Philip Frazier.) Go to person page >

Translator: Alberto Merubia

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Text Information

First Line: Muchas y grandes uts obras, Dios (Antiphonal response)
Title: Salmo 8–Muchas y grandes tus obras
English Title: Many and great. O God, are thy works
Author (antiphon): Joseph Renville
Paraphraser: Philip Frazier
Translator: Alberto Merubia
Language: Spanish
Notes: Antiphonal response to reading of Psalm 8
Copyright: Trad. © 1996 Abingdon Press



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El Himnario #407


El Himnario Presbiteriano #407

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