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Komm, Gott Schoepfer, heiliger Geist

Komm, Gott Schoepfer, heiliger Geist

Translator: Martin Luther; Author: Rabanus Maurus
Published in 15 hymnals

Representative Text

1. Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist,
Besuch das herz der menschen dein,
Mit gnaden sie füll', wie du weißt,
Daß dein geschöpf vorhin sei.

2. Denn du bist der tröster genannt,
Des Allerhöchsten gabe theu'r,
Ein geistlich salb' an uns gewandt,
Ein lebend brunn, lieb' und feu'r.

3. Zünd' uns ein licht an im verstand,
Gib uns in's herz der liebe brunst,
Das schwach' fleisch in uns, dir bekannt,
Erhalt fest dein' kraft und gunst.

4. Du bist mit gaben siebenfalt,
Der fing'r an Gottes rechter hand,
Des Vaters wort gibst du gar bald
Mit zungen in alle land.

5. Des feindes list treib von uns fern,
Den fried' schaff bei uns deine gnad',
Daß wir dein'm leiten folgen gern,
Und meiden der seelen schad'.

6. Lehr' uns den Vater kennen wohl,
Dazu Jesum Christ seinem Sohn,
Daß wir des glaubens werden voll,
Dich beider Geist zu verstohn.

7. Gott Vater sei lob und dem Sohn!
Der von den todten auserstund,
Dem tröster sei dasselb' gethon
In ewigkeit alle stund'.

Source: Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #132

Translator: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Author: Rabanus Maurus

Rabanus Maurus (c. 776-856) or Hrabanus Magnentius Maurus, was born of noble parents at Mainz, and educated at Fulda and Tours under Alcuin, who is reputed to have given him the surname, Maurus, after the saint of that name. In 803, he became director of the school at the Benedictine Abbey at Fulda. He was ordained priest in 814, spending the following years in a pilgrimage to Palestine. In 822, he became Abbott at Fulda, retiring in 842. In 847, he became archbishop of Mainz. He died at Winkel on the Rhine, February 4, 856. This distinguished Carolingian poet-theologian wrote extensive biblical commentaries, the Encyclopaedic De Universo, De Institutione Clericorum, and other works which circulated widely during the Middle Ages. Som… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Komm, Gott Schoepfer, heiliger Geist
Latin Title: Veni Creator Spiritus
Translator: Martin Luther
Author: Rabanus Maurus
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch #167

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #119

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #119

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #132

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #132

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #141

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #141

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #141

Kirchengesangbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden ungeaenderter Augsburgischer Konfession #d217

Kirchengesangbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden ungeanderter Augsburgischer Konfession #ad217

Kirkenbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d295

Vollstaendiges Marburger Gesang-Buch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit ... #d311

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Vollständiges Marburger Gesang-Buch #82

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