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Hela världen fröjdes Herren

Representative Text

1 Hela världen fröjdes Herran
Tidigt och af hjärtans grund!
Kommen ifrån orter fjärran,
I, som stån i hans förbund!
Träden fram med lust och fröjd,
Sjungen Gud i himmelshöjd!

2 Han är den oss hafver skapat
Sig till folk och fosterfår,
Frälsat det, som var förtappadt,
Och är den, som med oss står,
Vill oss ändtligt föra in
Uti himlaglädjen sin.

3 Tacken honom i hans portar,
Lofven honom i hans gård;
Kommen hit från alla orter;
Prisen den om oss har vård;
Ty han är fast god och blid,
Hållar tro i evig tid.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S1

Author: Johann Franck

Franck, Johann, son of Johann Franck, advocate and councillor at Guben, Brandenburg, was born at Guben, June 1, 1618. After his father's death, in 1620, his uncle by marriage, the Town Judge, Adam Tielckau, adopted him and sent him for his education to the schools at Guben, Cottbus, Stettin and Thorn. On June 28, 1638, he matriculated as a student of law at the University of Königsberg, the only German university left undisturbed by the Thirty Years' War. Here his religious spirit, his love of nature, and his friendship with such men as Simon Dach and Heinrich Held, preserved him from sharing in the excesses of his fellow students. He returned to Guben at Easter, 1640, at the urgent request of his mother, who wished to have him near her in… Go to person page >

Translator: J. Arrhenius

Jakob Arrhenius was a Swedish hymnwriter and sacred poet. In 1687, Arrhenius became a professor of history at Upsala University, Sweden. Source: Julian, John, Dictionary of Hymnology, 1907, p. 1000  Go to person page >

Alterer: Jesper Svedberg

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 The whole edition was revoked, however, not before some copies made their way to Swedish colonies overseas.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. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hela världen fröjdes Herren
Author: Johann Franck
Translator: J. Arrhenius
Alterer: Jesper Svedberg
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain



Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819: förenad med Koral-bok och Svenska messan med körer för sopran-, alt-, tenor- och basröster #268


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Barnvannens Lyra #d22

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De Ungas Sångbok #8

Lill Basunen, Innehallande Andliga Sanger #d28

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S1

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Nya Psalmisten #1

Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d78

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Söndagsskolbok #7


Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #268

Svenska Soendagsskolans Saangbok Utgifven af Oesterns Soendagsskolfoerening #d73

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