Table of Contents

A Collection of Gospel Hymns in Ojibway and English

Title Page


All people that on earth do dwell

Mah muh we tuh nuh guh moo wug

All hail the power of Jesus’ name

Ke dah ke che twah wan dah min

Pass me not, O gentle Saviour

Ka go kuh be kuh we she kan

Lord, I hear of showers of blessing

Ta ba nin ga pe ge me wun

For ever with the Lord

“Kahg’ nig che we je wug:”

Awake, my soul, and with the sun

Um ba koosh koo zin nin je chaug

Glory to thee, my God, this night

Me gwach ne Ke sha Muh ne doom

While shepherds watched their flocks by night

Ma gwah mon ’tain ’see we nen’ wug

There is a land of pure delight

Uh yah muh gud suh kah ge ga

O for a thousand tongues to sing

O uh pa-gish ke che ingo’ dwok

How bright these glorious spirits shine!

Oo goowh wuh yah sa yah ze jig

Lo! he comes with clouds descending

Be nuh pe tuh gwish in Je sus

Rock of ages, cleft for me

Nin dah zhe be koom, Je sus

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

Ka gate me noo tah gwud e ne

Hark! my soul, it is the Lord

Be zin dun, O nin je chaug

Hark! the glad sound, the Saviour comes

Be zin dun dah! me noo tah gwud

Am I a soldier of the cross

Mee nuh ewh Ah zhe da yah tig

Come let us join our cheerful songs

Nuh qua uh muh wah dah nig suh

Come, ye who love the Lord

Oon dah shaug ke nuh wah

Come, thou Fount of every blessing

Keen mah ge wa yun kuh ke nuh

Sun of my soul! Thou Saviour dear

Keen suh nin ge zis oom Je sus

Joy to the world! The Lord is come!

Mooj’ ge ze yook! me suh ah zhe!

Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing!

Ta ba nin ga! pe ne se nun

Sweet hour of prayer! sweet hour of prayer!

We shko bun uh nuh me ah win!

Jesus, lover of my soul

Je sus, ke be nah ze koon

Children of the heavenly King

Ish pe ming wa ge mah wid

Abide with me, fast falls the eventide

Pe we jewh shin; suh keen Ta ba nin ga

I heard the voice of Jesus say

Nin ge noon dah wuh owh Je sus

Spirit Divine, attend our prayers

O je chog pe weej e she nom

Jerusalem, my happy home

Je ru sa lem ing, nin guh dah

Shall we gather at the river

Ke guh e zhah min, nuh see beeng

There’s a land that is fairer than day

Ah yah muh gud suh dun uh ke win

My faith looks up to thee

Ke da bwa ya ne min

Nearer, my God, to Thee

Pa sho ke non ze koon

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

Mah moo yuh wuh mah dah mah buh

Here we suffer grief and pain

Oo mah uh keeng uh yah yung

Holy Bible, book divine

“Pee nud.” ke de ke doo win!

Gentle Jesu, meek and mild

Nwah kah de ze yun Je sus

English Index

Ojibway Index

Key to the Sounds of the Vowels in the Ojibway


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