O Holy Spirit our comforter

O Holy Spirit our comforter

Translator: Miles Coverdale; Author: Johannes Zwick
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Translator: Miles Coverdale

Coverdale, Miles, D.D., a celebrated English Divine and Reformer, born in Yorkshire, 1487, and educated at Cambridge. He was for some time a Canon of the Order of St. Augustine. On embracing the reformed faith, he went abroad, 1528, and associated with Tyndale and various continental Reformers. His translation of the Bible was published in 1535, and the second version of the New Testament, 1538. Returning to England, in 1551 he was promoted to the see of Exeter. On the accession of Mary he went to Denmark, and then to Geneva. At the latter place he assisted his fellow refugees in producing the celebrated Geneva Bible. In 1560, on the accession of Elizabeth, he returned to England, but instead of resuming his see, he accepted the Rectory of… Go to person page >

Author: Johannes Zwick

Zwick, Johann, son of Conrad Zwick, Rathsherr at Constanz, was born at Constanz, circa 1496. He studied law at the Universities of Basel, Freiburg, Paris, and Padua (where he graduated LL.D.), and was for some time a tutor in law at Freiburg and at Basel. In 1518 he entered the priesthood, and in 1522 was appointed parish priest of Riedlingen on the Upper Danube. Being accused of Lutheran tendencies, he was forbidden in 1523 to officiate, and in 1525 his living was formally taken from him. He returned to Constanz, and was appointed by the Council in 1527 as one of the town preachers. Here he laboured unweariedly, caring specially for the children, the poor, and the refugees, till 1542. In Aug. 1542, the people of Bischofszell, in Thurgau, h… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Holy Spirit our comforter
Translator: Miles Coverdale
Author: Johannes Zwick

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