Nearer, My God, to Thee

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  1. 1. Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
    E’en though it be a cross
    That raiseth me.
    Still all my song shall be
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
  2. 2. Though like the wanderer,
    The sun gone down,
    Darkness be over me,
    My rest a stone,
    Yet in my dreams I’d be
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
  3. 3. There let the way appear,
    Steps unto heav’n;
    All that thou sendest me,
    In mercy giv’n;
    Angels to beckon me
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
  4. 4. Then with my waking thoughts
    Bright with thy praise,
    Out of my stony griefs
    Bethel I’ll raise;
    So by my woes to be
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
  5. 5. Or if, on joyful wing
    Cleaving the sky,
    Sun, moon, and stars forgot,
    Upward I fly,
    Still all my song shall be
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer, my God, to thee,
    Nearer to thee!
  6. Text: Sarah F. Adams, 1805–1848
    Music: Lowell Mason, 1792–1872
Book
Hymnal
Hymn Number
100
Music
Lowell Mason, 1792–1872.
Text
Sarah F. Adams, 1805–1848.
Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 88:63, Genesis 28:10–22
Meter
6 4 6 4 6 6 6 4
Topic
Funeral, Hope, Trials
Tune
Bethany
Languages
Bahasa Indonesia
Kudekat padaMu, Ya Allahku (Buku Nyanyian Pujian)
37
Dansk
Nærmere, Gud, til dig (Salmebog)
53
Deutsch
Näher, mein Gott, zu dir (Gesangbuch)
61
Español
Más cerca, Dios, de ti (Himnos)
50
Français
Mon Dieu, plus près de toi (Cantiques)
54
Gagana Samoa
Ta Felata‘e Nei, le Atua ma Oe (Viiga)
59
Latviešu Valoda
Tuvāk pie Tevis, Dievs (Garīgo dziesmu grāmata)
52
Lea Fakatonga
Ofi Hoku ʻOtuá
49
Lietuvių Kalba
Dieve, arčiau Tavęs (Giesmynas)
48
Magyar
Hadd legyek, Istenem, közel Hozzád (Himnuszoskönyv)
52
Norsk
Nærmere deg, min Gud (Salmebok)
82
Português
Mais Perto Quero Estar (Hinário)
62
Q'eqchi'
Nachʼ aawikʼin, Qaawaʼ
54
Reo Tahiti
’Ei pīha’i iho vau i tō’u Fatu
51
Română
Lângă Tine, Doamne (Imnuri)
59
Svenska
Närmare, Gud, till dig (Psalmboken)
62
Tagalog
Sa Inyo, Aking Diyos, Lumalapit (Himnaryo)
55
Български
По-близо, Боже мой, да съм до теб (Сборник химни)
70
Русский
Ближе, Господь, к Тебе (Книга гимнов)
49
Українська
Боже, до Тебе йду (Збірник гімнів)
46
ภาษาไทย
เข้าใกล้พระผู้เป็นเจ้า (หนังสือเพลงสวด)
45
한국어
내 주를 가까이 (찬송가)
96
中文
更加與主接近 (聖詩選輯)
51
日本語
神よ,汝れに近寄らん (賛美歌集)
55