Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them.@Matthew 14:14
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Hezekiah Butterworth (1839-1905)

Hezekiah Butterworth, in Heart and Voice, edited by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church Company, 1881), page 125.

Salamanca George F. Root, 1881 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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George F. Root (1820-1895)

To the Lord our Savior,
Sweetest offerings bring;
Of His love and mercy,
Let us join and sing;
When He walked the city,
Sought the quiet glen,
Whom did Jesus pity
When He dwelt with men?

Jericho the beauteous,
Crowned with living palms,
’Round the Savior gathered
Beggars, seeking alms;
To him blind Bartimeus
Cried for mercy then;
Him did Jesus pity
When He dwelt with men.

Where Bethesda’s fountain,
Fair on Salem flowed,
Lay a man impotent;
None on him bestowed,
In his years of sorrow,
Hope, or comfort: then
Him did Jesus pity
When He dwelt with men.

Out of Nain, on Hermon,
Came a stricken one,
Going to the burial
Of her only son;
Back to life the Master
Called the loved one then—
Her did Jesus pity,
When He dwelt with men.

Journeying to Capernaum
By the purple sea,
Jesus hears the leper
Cry in misery.
Thou hast power to save me
If Thou wilt,
and then
Him did Jesus pity,
When He dwelt with men.

On the cross rejected,
On that darkened day,
Oh forgive, My Father!
Hear the Savior pray.
His divine compassion
Failed not, even then,
Sinners Jesus pitied,
When He died for men.