My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord

My soul now magnifies the Lord, With joy his praise I sing

Author: Carl Gustav Boberg; Translator: Obed Johnson
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Carl Gustav Boberg

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 >

Translator: Obed Johnson

(no biographical information available about Obed Johnson.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My soul now magnifies the Lord, With joy his praise I sing
Title: My Soul Now Magnifies the Lord
Author: Carl Gustav Boberg
Translator: Obed Johnson



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The Covenant Hymnal #495

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