පසස් ගීය

වණව් සව් සෙත් දෙන සුරන් (Vaṇav sav set dena suran)

Author: Thomas Ken; Translator: Anonymous
Tune: OLD HUNDREDTH
Published in 1 hymnal

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Representative Text

වණව් සව් සෙත් දෙන සුරන්
වණව් හිමි සව් ලෝ සතූන්
වණව් හිමි දෙව් සේනාවන්
වණව් පිත් පුත් සුද්දාන්මයන්.

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Source: The Cyber Hymnal #15464

Author: Thomas Ken

Thomas Ken (b. Berkampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 1637; d. Longleat, Wiltshire, England, 1711) studied at Winchester College, Hart Hall, and New College, Oxford, England. Ordained in the Church of England in 1662, he served variously as pastor, chaplain at Winchester College (1669-1679), chaplain to Princess (later Queen) Mary in The Hague, and bishop of Bath and Wells (1685-1691). He was a man of conscience and independent mind who did not shirk from confrontations with royalty. When King Charles II came to visit Winchester, he took along his mistress, the famous actress Nell Gwynne. Ken was asked to provide lodging for her. The story is told that Ken quickly declared his house under repair and had a builder take off the roof! He later… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: වණව් සව් සෙත් දෙන සුරන් (Vaṇav sav set dena suran)
Title: පසස් ගීය
English Title: Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Author: Thomas Ken
Translator: Anonymous
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: Sinhala
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

OLD HUNDREDTH

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #15464
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