Justus Henning Boehmer (born January 29, 1674 in Hanover, died August 23, 1749 in Halle) was an outstanding German jurist, ecclesiastical jurist, Professor of the University of Halle and also Geheimer Rat, count palatine and chancellor of the Duchy of Magdeburg.
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Brick durch, mein angefochtnes Herz. [Passiontide.] First published 1704, No. 646, in 14 stanzas. of 5 lines, repeated as No. 218 in the Berlin Geistliche Lieder, ed. 1863. Translated as:—
Courage, my sorely tempted heart! A good tr. by Miss Winkworth of st. i.-iii., vi., ix., xii.-xiv. in the 2nd Series of her Lyra Germanica 1858, p. 143, repeated as No. 126 in her Chorale Book for England, 1863. In Schaff’s Christ in Song, ed. 1879, p. 356.
-John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)