Chippewa Hymn 26: Come, Thou Fount of every Blessing

Oon da shon suh, ta bain duh mun (Come, thou Fount of every blessing)

Author: Robert Robinson
Tune: [Oon da shon suh, ta bain duh mun]
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Oon dah shon suh, ta bain duh mun,
Ke che zhuh wain je ga win;
Wuh wa zhe toon mon duh nin da,
Che nuh nuh guh mo too non
Ke Ke noo uh muh we shin suh,
Ish pe ming na guh mo wod;
Ke che me gwaich min je mee yon
Ke zhuh wain je ga win ing!

2 Kee gee duh gwe shim suh o mah
Che zhee be ne ka too non;
E na ne me wuh nan dush go
Mee nuh wah ning uh kee way;
Je sus ning ee me kog ma gwah
Puh bah wah ne she nom bon;
Mee ewh nun nee zah ne ze yon
Kah oon je ne bo tuh wid!

3 Oh ka gain zhu wain je ga win,
Ning e che muh ze nuh aun!
Mon oo zah ge e de win ing,
Min je muh pe doon nin da:
Na tah wuh ne she noong in suh
Nin de zhe ke de mah gis:
Ke mee nin nin da, Oh mon oo,
O dah pe nuh muh we shin.

Source: Voices: Native American hymns and worship resources #20

Author: Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson was born at Swaffham, Norfolk, in 1735. In 1749, he was apprenticed to a hairdresser, in Crutched Friars, London. Hearing a discourse preached by Whitefield on "The Wrath to Come," in 1752, he was deeply impressed, and after a period of much disquietude, he gave himself to a religious life. His own peculiar account of this change of life is as follows:--"Robertus Michaelis Marineque Robinson filius. Natus Swaffhami, comitatu Norfolciae, Saturni die Sept. 27, 1735. Renatus Sabbati die, Maii 24, 1752, per predicationem potentem Georgii Whitefield. Et gustatis doloribus renovationis duos annos mensesque septem, absolutionem plenam gratuitamque, per sanguinem pretiosum i secula seculorum. Amen." He soon after began to pr… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oon da shon suh, ta bain duh mun (Come, thou Fount of every blessing)
Title: Chippewa Hymn 26: Come, Thou Fount of every Blessing
English Title: Come, thou Fount of every blessing
Author: Robert Robinson
Source: Chippeway and English Hymns
Place of Origin: Chippewa
Language: Chippewa
Copyright: Public Domain


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