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 The whole edition was revoked, however, not before some copies made their way to Swedish colonies overseas.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 descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Abide with us, O Savior dearJ. Svedberg (Author)English2
Ack blif hos oss, o Jesu KristJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Af dig förordnad, store Gud!J. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)Swedish2
Bort, mitt hjerta, med de tankarJ. Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Christians, while on earth abidingJesper Svedberg, 1653-1735 (Author (st. 2))1
Dagar komma, dagar flyktaJ. Svedberg (Author)Swedish2
Det gamla år framgånget årJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Dig, Jesu, vare evigt prisJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Du lifvets bröd, o Jesu Krist!Jesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Du som fromma hjertan vårdarJ. Svedberg (Author (v. 7))Swedish2
En stjerna gick på himlen framJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish1
Far din väg, du onda verld!Jesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Gör porten hög, gör dörren bredJesper Svedberg (Adapter)Swedish3
Gif oss, o God! ett dagligt brödJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Guardian of pure hearts, and HearerLast verse by Jesper Svedberg, 1653-1735 (Author)3
Gud låter sina trogna härJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish4
Gud vare tack och äraJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish3
Hela världen fröjdes HerrenJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish5
Herre, signe du og raadeJ. Swedberg (Author)Norwegian4
Ho satans boning tänker påJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Jag tackar dig, min högste Gud!Jesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Jag vill i denna stundJ. Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Jesus, Lord and precious Savior Jesper Svedberg, 1653-1735 (Translator)English1
Kom, min kristen, Gud till äraJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Lofven Gud i himmelshöjdJesper Swedberg (Author)Swedish2
Lord, bestow on us thy blessingJesper Svedberg (Author)3
Mitt skuldregister när jag vill, o Gud! beskådaJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
När jag om morgonen uppstårJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
När jag uti min enslighetJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Nu år en dag framlidenJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Nu tacken Gud, allt folkJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
O du, vår Herre Jesu KristJesper Svedberg (Translator (v. 1))Other...2
O gode herde, duJesper Svedberg (Author)Swedish2
O Gud! det är en hjertans tröstJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
O Gud, ditt folk dig bederJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish1
O Gud, som ej de spädas röst föraktarJ. Svedberg, d. 1735 (Author)Swedish2
O Gud, som hörer allas röstJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
O Gud, som skiftar allt, död, sjukdom, lif och helsaJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
O Lord, give heed unto our pleaJesper Swedberg (Translator (from German to Swedish))English6
O syndaträl, som i din dvala dröjerJ. Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Om nåd och rät jag tänker sjungaJesper Svedberg (Author)Swedish2
Praise the Lord, each tribe and nationJesper Svedberg (Translator)English7
Så är fullkomnadt Jesu kärJesper Svedberg (Author)Swedish2
Såsom hjorten träget längtarJ. Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Tompo o, mba hasoavyJ. Swedberg (Author)Malagasy2
Udi din Haand, o Fader blidJesper Swedberg (Translator (Swedish))Norwegian2
Uti din nåd, o Fader blidJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish3
Väl mig i evighet! nu känner själ och sinneJesper Svedberg (Alterer)Swedish2
Vår tid är ganska flyktig härJesper Svedberg (Translator)Swedish2
Vi ønsker vor brudgom nu og brudJesper Svedberg (Author)Norwegian3
Vi tacka dig, o Jesu godJesper Svedberg (Author)3

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