I know thy thoughts are peace toward me

I know thy thoughts are peace toward me

Translator: Catherine Winkworth; Author: Drewes
Published in 13 hymnals

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth (b. Holborn, London, England, 1827; d. Monnetier, Savoy, France, 1878) is well known for her English translations of German hymns; her translations were polished and yet remained close to the original. Educated initially by her mother, she lived with relatives in Dresden, Germany, in 1845, where she acquired her knowledge of German and interest in German hymnody. After residing near Manchester until 1862, she moved to Clifton, near Bristol. A pioneer in promoting women's rights, Winkworth put much of her energy into the encouragement of higher education for women. She translated a large number of German hymn texts from hymnals owned by a friend, Baron Bunsen. Though often altered, these translations continue to be used i… Go to person page >

Author: Drewes

Dreves, Johann Friedrich Ludwig, son of F. C. Dreves, burgomaster of Horn, in the Principality of Lippe-Detmold, was born at Horn, Nov. 17, 1762. After the completion of his studies at the University of Marburg he was for some time conrector of the school at Detmold. In 1790 he became third pastor of the Reformed Church at Detmold, and after being pastor at Hillentrup from June 28 to Oct. 25, 1795, returned to Detmold as second pastor. He remained in Detmold till 1820, when he again became pastor at Hillentrup, and died there Nov. 30, 1834. (MS. from Pastor A. Koppen, Detmold.) His hymn:— Hier lieg ich, Herr! im Staube. Trust in God. Was written at Detmold after the death, on Nov. 14. and before the burial, Nov. 17, 1798, of his firs… Go to person page >

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First Line: I know thy thoughts are peace toward me
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Author: Drewes

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Good Will Songs #189

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Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #449

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #908

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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #b905

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #905

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Songs for the Sanctuary #905

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Songs for the Sanctuary #905

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Songs for the Sanctuary #905

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #905

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #905

The Book of Praise #d326

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #266d

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d433

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