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Thomas Sternhold (1500 – 1549)


Principal author of the first English metrical version of the Psalms, originally attached to the Prayer-Book as augmented by John Hopkins.
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Thomas Sternhold
The Lord descended from above
And bow’d the heavens high;
And underneath his feet he cast
The darkness of the sky.

On cherubs and on cherubims
Full royally he rode;
And on the wings of all the winds
Came flying all abroad.
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