Your Heart, O God, Is Grieved

Author: Jiří Tranovský

Jiří Třanovský (Polish: Jerzy Trzanowski, Slovak: Juraj Tranovský, Latin: Georgius Tranoscius) (9 April 1592, Teschen, Silesia – 29 May 1637, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš, Upper Hungary), was a hymnwriter from the Cieszyn Silesia. He was sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs." His name is sometimes anglicized to George. Třanovský was born in Teschen, and studied at Guben and Kolberg. In 1607, he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg where Martin Luther had taught less than a century earlier. He traveled in Bohemia and Silesia in 1612 and became a teacher at St. Nicholas Gymnasium in Prague. Later, he became rector of a school in Holešov, Moravia. In 1616 he was ordained a priest in Meziř… Go to person page >

Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda

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Text Information

First Line: O God, Father in heaven, have mercy upon us
Title: Your Heart, O God, Is Grieved
Author: Jiří Tranovský
Translator: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: © 1970 Concordia Publishing House

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #602
Hymnal Supplement 98 #820
Hymnal Supplement II #66
Lutheran Service Book #945
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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