Holdselig's gotteslamm sey hoch gebenedeiet

Holdselig's gotteslamm sey hoch gebenedeiet

Author: Gottfried Arnold
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Gottfried Arnold

Arnold, Gottfried, son of Gottfried Arnold, sixth master of the Town School of Annaberg in the Saxon Harz, born at Annaberg Sept. 5, 1666. His life was varied and eventful, and although much of it had little to do with hymnody from an English point of view, yet his position in German Hymnology is such as to necessitate an extended notice, which, through pressure of space, must be (typographically) compressed. After passing through the Town School and the Gymnasium at Gera, he matriculated in 1685 at the University of Wittenberg—where he found the strictest Lutheran orthodoxy in doctrine combined with the loosest of living. Preserved by his enthusiasm for study from the grosser vices of his fellows, turning to contemplate the lives of t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holdselig's gotteslamm sey hoch gebenedeiet
Author: Gottfried Arnold
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain


Holdseligs Gottes-Lamm. [Victory of Love.] 1701 p. 61, as in Ehmann's edition 1856, p. 173), in 11 stanzas of 8 lines, and thence as No. 484 in Freylinghausen's Gesang-Buch 1704. Translated as "Thou, God's beloved Lamb," as No. 629 in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book 1754. In 1789 altered to "Thou, God's most holy Lamb," and in 1801 and later editions to "Jehovah! holy Lamb." -- Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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