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O praise Jehovah, who reigneth on earth and in heaven, Praise him my soul for the ransom he has freely given

Author: Joachim Neander

Neander, Joachim, was born at Bremen, in 1650, as the eldest child of the marriage of Johann Joachim Neander and Catharina Knipping, which took place on Sept. 18, 1649, the father being then master of the Third Form in the Paedagogium at Bremen. The family name was originally Neumann (Newman) or Niemann, but the grandfather of the poet had assumed the Greek form of the name, i.e. Neander. After passing through the Paedagogium he entered himself as a student at the Gymnasium illustre (Academic Gymnasium) of Bremen in Oct. 1666. German student life in the 17th century was anything but refined, and Neander seems to have been as riotous and as fond of questionable pleasures as most of his fellows. In July 1670, Theodore Under-Eyck came to Breme… Go to person page >

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First Line: O praise Jehovah, who reigneth on earth and in heaven, Praise him my soul for the ransom he has freely given
Author: Joachim Neander

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #530Page Scan
Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #864Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #530Page Scan
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