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Jesper Swedberg

Jesper Swedberg
Short Name: Jesper Swedberg
Full Name: Swedberg, Jesper, 1653-1735
Birth Year: 1653
Death Year: 1735

Biship of Skara, Sweden. He was entrusted in creating the first book ever of Swedish hymns, known today as "Swedberg's Book of Hymns, printed in 1694. It was soon declared heretical by some, because it focused too much on good works and not enough on faith. The whole edition was revoked, however, not before some copies made their way to Swedish colonies overseas. A new edition was published containing about 500 hymns, 30 of which bore Swedberg's name as author or translator. Several of these are still in the modern Swedish Book of Hymns.


Texts by Jesper Swedberg (51)sort descendingAsInstances
Abide with us, O Savior dearJ. Svedberg (Author)2
Ack blif hos oss, o Jesu KristJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Af dig förordnad, store Gud!J. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)2
Bort, mitt hjerta, med de tankarJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Christians, while on earth abidingJesper Svedberg, 1653-1735 (Author (st. 2))1
Dagar komma, dagar flyktaJ. Svedberg (Author)2
Det gamla år framgånget årJesper Svedberg (Translator)2
Dig, Jesu, vare evigt prisJesper Svedberg (Translator)2
Du lifvets bröd, o Jesu Krist!J. Svedberg (Translator)2
Du som fromma hjertan vårdarJ. Svedberg (Author (v. 7))2
En stjerna gick på himlen framJesper Svedberg (Translator)1
Far din väg, du onda verld!J. Svedberg (Translator)2
Gif oss, o God! ett dagligt brödJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Gör porten hög, gör dörren bredJesper Svedberg (Adapter)3
Guardian of pure hearts, and HearerJ. Svedberg (Author)3
Gud låter sina trogna härJ. Svedberg (Translator)4
Gud vare tack och äraJesper Swedberg (Translator (into Swedish))3
Hela världen fröjdes HerrenJesper Svedberg (Author)5
Herre, signe du og raadeJesper Svedberg (Author)3
Ho satans boning tänker påJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Jag tackar dig, min högste Gud!J. Svedberg (Alterer)2
Jag vill i denna stundJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Jesus, Lord and precious Savior Jesper Svedberg, 1653-1735 (Translator)1
Kom, min kristen, Gud till äraJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Lofven Gud i himmelshöjdJesper Swedberg (Author)2
Lord, bestow on us thy blessingJesper Svedberg (Author)3
Mitt skuldregister när jag vill, o Gud! beskådaJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
När jag om morgonen uppstårJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
När jag uti min enslighetJesper Svedberg (Alterer)2
Nu år en dag framlidenJesper Svedberg (Alterer)2
Nu tacken Gud, allt folkJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
O du, vår Herre Jesu KristJesper Svedberg (Translator (v. 1))2
O gode herde, duJ. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)2
O Gud! det är en hjertans tröstJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
O Gud, ditt folk dig bederJesper Svedberg (Alterer)1
O Gud, som ej de spädas röst föraktarJ. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)2
O Gud, som hörer allas röstJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
O Gud, som skiftar allt, död, sjukdom, lif och helsaJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
O Lord, give heed unto our pleaJesper Swedberg (Author)6
O syndaträl, som i din dvala dröjerJ. Svedberg (Alterer)2
Om nåd och rät jag tänker sjungaJ. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)2
Praise the Lord each tribe and nationJ. Svedberg (Author)7
Så är fullkomnadt Jesu kärJ. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)2
Såsom hjorten träget längtarJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Tompo o, mba hasoavyJ. Swedberg (Author)2
Udi din Haand, o Fader blidJ. Swedberg (Translator (Swedish))2
Uti din nåd, o Fader blidJesper Svedberg (Author)3
Väl mig i evighet! nu känner själ och sinneJ. Svedberg (Translator)2
Vår tid är ganska flyktig härJ. Svedberg (Paraphraser)2
Vi ønsker vor brudgom nu og brudJesper Svedberg (Author)2
Vi tacka dig, o Jesu godJesper Svedberg (Author)4

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