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Awake [Rejoice], all ye believers

Awake [Rejoice], all ye believers

Translator: Jane Borthwick; Author: Laurentius Laurenti
Published in 4 hymnals

Translator: Jane Borthwick

Miss Jane Borthwick, the translator of this hymn and many others, is of Scottish family. Her sister (Mrs. Eric Findlater) and herself edited "Hymns from the Land of Luther" (1854). She also wrote "Thoughts for Thoughtful Hours (1859), and has contributed numerous poetical pieces to the "Family Treasury," under the signature "H.L.L." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Author: Laurentius Laurenti

Laurenti, Laurentius, son of Herr Lorenz, or Laurenti, a burgess of Husum, in Schleswig, was born at Husum, June 8, 1660. He entered the University of Rostock in 1681, and after a year and a half spent there, went to Kiel to study music. In 1684 he was appointed cantor and director of the music at the cathedral church at Bremen. He died at Bremen, May 29, 1722 (Koch, iv. 281; Rotermund's continuation of J√∂cher's Gelehrten-Lexicon, iii. 1405, &c). Laurenti was one of the best hymn-writers of the Pietistic school. His hymns are founded on the Gospels for Sundays and Festivals, and they draw out the bearing on the Christian life of the leading thoughts therein contained. They are of noble simplicity; are Scriptural, fervent, and often of genu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Awake [Rejoice], all ye believers
German Title: Ermuntert euch, ihr Frommen
Author: Laurentius Laurenti
Translator: Jane Borthwick
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Christian Hymnal #201

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The Christian Hymnal #396

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The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) (2nd ed) #568a

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