O Love, How Deep, How Broad

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Words

Latin Hymn, 15th Century

Music

Trier Manuscript, 15th Century

Lyrics

O love, how deep, how broad, how high,
It fills the heart with ecstasy,
That God, the Son of God, should take
Our mortal form for mortals sake!

For us baptized, for us He bore
His holy fast and hungered sore,
For us temptation sharp He

Meter

L.M.

Translator

Benjamin Webb, 1854

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