Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

English: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

First line: Jesus, the very thought of thee With sweetness fills / Jesus, the very thought of thee With sweetness fills my breast / Jesus, the very thought of thee / Jesus – the very thought to me / Jesus, the very thought of thee With sweetness / Jesus, the very thought of you

Original language: Latin
Original title: Jesu dulcis memoria

Words: Bernard of Clairvaux
Music: John B. Dykes


These charts show the use of this song in English hymnbooks and other collections published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

X:141 Q:1/4=88 M:3/4 L:1/4 K:G B B B | A2 B | c2 F | G3 | D D D | B2 A | A3 | yy

X:315 Q:1/4=88 M:3/4 L:1/4 K:Bb d d d | c2 d | e2 A | B3 | F F F | d2 c | c3 | yy

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 141

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (Women)

, 315

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 21

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, no. 33

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, no. 89

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, Jan 2014

Arr.: Ann Kapp Andersen

Contributor: Ann Kapp Andersen

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, Jan 2015

Arr.: Shelley Hannig

Contributor: Shelley Hannig

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

Arr.: Lynne Perry Christofferson

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 6

Artist: Michael Roberts

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Arr.: Michael Roberts; Mitch Davis

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 390

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: Father-and-son choir

Arr.: Daniel McDavitt

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 1

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Unofficial or Local Publications

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 11

Artist: Mindy Gledhill

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Arr.: Randy Kartchner

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Arr.: Mack Wilberg

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 5

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 5

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 4

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Arr.: Ronald Staheli

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 4

Artist: Combined choir from Ricks College

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 5

Artist: Relief Society choir

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 4

Arr.: Michael F. Moody

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 17

Arr.: Michael F. Moody

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: Combined choir from BYU

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 2

Artist: Mormon Youth Chorus

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 141

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (Women)

, 315

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 141

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (Women)

, 315

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 167

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 5

Artist: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, no. 18

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Arr.: Melvin W. Dunn

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, no. 61

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, no. 14b

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 387

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 387

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 387

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 18

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 148

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee (Women’s Voices)

, 367

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 148

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee (Women’s Voices)

, 367

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 148

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee (Women’s Voices)

, 367

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 148

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee (Women’s Voices)

, 367

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 148

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee

, 367

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 288

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 288

Trans.: Edward Caswall

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee

, 411

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 629

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 386

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 173

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of Thee

, 55

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of You

, 754

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 420

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 89

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 102

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus – The Very Thought to Me

, 507

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 175

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 79

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 642

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of You

, 316

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 58

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 463

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 481

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 12

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 327

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 327

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee

, 411

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 194

Other Christian Denominations

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

, 241

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 283

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 283

Other Restoration-Based Denominations

Jesus, the very thought of thee

, 283