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Jesus, Jesus, Name Most Precious

Translator: Karl A. Olsson, 1913-

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Author: Carl Boberg, 1859-1940

Boberg, Carl Gustaf. (Mönsterås, Sweden, August 16, 1859--January 7, 1940, Kalmar). Swedish Covenant. Bible school at Kristinehamn. Editor of Sanningsvittnet 1890-1916, organ of the Evangelical National Foundation. Member of the Swedish Parliament, 1912-1931. Popular speaker and appreciated writer. Published several collections of poetry and a number of hymns. Member of committee responsible for first two hymnals of the Swedish Covenant. Author of "Jesus, Jesus, O det ordet" ("Jesus, Jesus, Name Most Precious"); "Min själ berömmer Gud med fröjd" (My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord"); "O store Gud" ("O Mighty God"). The text now known as "How Great Thou Art" is an English translation of a Russian version based on an earlier German translati… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Jesus, name most precious
Title: Jesus, Jesus, Name Most Precious
Translator: Karl A. Olsson, 1913-
Author: Carl Boberg, 1859-1940
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Copyright: © 1972, 1996 Covenant Publications

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The Covenant Hymnal #301

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