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Lord Jesus, who, our souls to save

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1 Lord Jesus, who, our souls to save,
Didst rest and slumber in the grave,
Now grant us all in thee to rest,
And here to live as seems thee best.

2 Give us the strength, the dauntless faith
Which thou hast purchased with thy death,
And lead us to that glorious place
Where we shall see the Father's face.

3 O Lamb of God, for sinners slain,
We thank thee for that bitter pain.
Grant that thy death for us may be
Our entrance into life with thee.


Source: Worship Supplement #732

Author: Georg Werner

Werner, Georg, born March 22, 1589, at Preussisch-Holland, near Elbing, Prussia. In 1614 he became a master in the Löbenicht school at Königsberg, and in 1616 rector of the school at Preussisch-Holland. He was then appointed, in 1621, diaconus of the Löbenicht church at Königsberg. He died at Königsberg, July 15, 1643 (Koch, iii., 206, v. 659; Goedeke's Grundriss, vol. iii., 1887, p. 134, &c). He edited the Königsberg Gesang-Buch of 1643 (earliest copy now extant has title dated 1650, and preface dated 1643), to which he contributed a number of hymns. He also contributed to B. Derschau's Gesang-Buch, 1639 (p. 1248, ii.). His Psalm versions are noted under Psalters, German. The only hymn by him which has passed into English is a transl… Go to person page >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lord Jesus, who, our souls to save
German Title: Der du, Herr Jesu, Ruh und Rast
Translator: Catherine Winkworth (1863)
Author: Georg Werner
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Selection of Hymns #101

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American Lutheran Hymnal #409

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #262

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Chorale Book for England, The #55

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Church Book #188

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Church Book #188

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #142

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #106

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d250

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #217

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #76

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. 9th ed. #a76

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Evangelical Lutheran hymnal #76

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Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #187

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School and Parish Hymnal #110

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The Book of Worship #169

The Hymns for the Use of Evangelical Lutheran Congregations #d271

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Worship Supplement #732

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