Please give today to support during one of only two fund drives we run each year. Each month, Hymnary serves more than 1 million users from around the globe, thanks to the generous support of people like you, and we are so grateful. 

Tax-deductible donations can be made securely online using this link.

Alternatively, you may write a check to CCEL and mail it to:
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

How Rich, at Eastertide

Representative Text

To view this media, please accept the license agreement:

Hope Publishing: one copy

In order to use resources from the Hope Publishing Company, you must reside in the United States or Canada. Hope Publishing Company owns or administers the contents in these territories.
You may download one copy of this selection for your own personal use. To make any further copies or to perform the work you must get permission from Hope Publishing Company or belong to and report the copying activity to CCLI, LicenSing or By selecting "I Agree" you are verifying that you reside in the U.S. or Canada and will only legally use this selection.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #349
(This is the only representative text available.)^ top

Author: Joachim Oudaen

(no biographical information available about Joachim Oudaen.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How rich, at Eastertide
Title: How Rich, at Eastertide
German Title: Hoe Groot de Vruchtenzijn
Author: Joachim Oudaen (1685)
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: For now is Christ arisen



The tune VRUECHTEN was published in 1624 in of Dirk Rafaelsz. Camphuysen's Stigtelijke Rijmen with the text "De liefde voortgebracht" which is a rendering of 1 Corinthians 13. It was later published in Joachim Oudaen's David' s Psalmen (1685) as a setting for "Hoe groot de vruchten zijn." The tune i…

Go to tune page >



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #349

TextPage Scan

Rejoice in the Lord #329

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us