Original full lyrics to How Great Thou Art

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How can I get the rest of the lyrics to the translation that starts out, “Oh Lord my God, when I in awe and wonder” rather than “awesome wonder”? Thank you for any help available!


There is a translation bu Barrie J. Ibbott of Boberg's text with the first line "O mighty God, it is with awe and wonder." https://hymnary.org/text/o_mighty_god_it_is_with_awe_and_wonder. We have a list of two hymnals where it can be found. 

The original full lyrics were in Swedish. Four stanzas (which may or may not be the original) are in a page scan from 1914, here.

As for the particular translation Dianne referred to, it's probably not as early as Hyne's more famous one. But the 1978 "Sing your way home" is apparently still in print, though perhaps only for sale in Canada. I have written the publisher to enquire.

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