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O himmlische liebe du hast

O himmlische liebe du hast

Published in 3 hymnals

Text Information

First Line: O himmlische liebe du hast
Place of Origin: Germany

Notes

O himmlische Liebe! du hast mien besessen. [Love to Christ.] Included in Wagner's Gesang-Buch, Leipzig, 1697, vol. iii. p. 713, in 6 stanzas of 6 lines. Repeated in the Trier Gesang-Buch, (Roman Catholic), 1846, p. 227, reading, du hast mich ergriffen. It is translated as:— 0 Heavenly Love, Thou hast made me Thy dwelling. By Dr. Littledale, in full, as No. 399 in the People's Hymnal, 1867, and signed "F. R." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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