O Lord most High, eternal King

O Lord most high, eternal King. Latin, 9th century or earlier, translated by John Mason Neale* (1818-1866), altered by the Compilers of A&M . This is a version of Neale’s translation of ‘Aeterne Rex altissime’*, the anonymous Latin hymn for Ascensiontide, much altered by the Compilers. It was printed in the First Edition of A&M in six stanzas:                         Neale                                                               A&M  (1861) Eternal Monarch, King most high,                       O Lord most high, eternal King,Whose Blood hath brought redemption nigh,    By Thee redeemed Thy praise we...

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