Nystroem, Johan Erik. (Stockholm, Sweden, September 8, 1842--July 3, 1907, Algeria). Swedish Covenant and Baptist. Uppsala University, Ph.D. 1866. Taught at Bethel Seminary. Compiled a Bible concordance 1868. In 1878 went to Beirut as a missionary under the Evangelical Alliance. Missionary to Algeria under the Swedish Covenant 1887-1907. Greatest contribution was translating hymns from English to Swedish, especially the Sankey songs. These were published in ten parts between 1875 and 1886 under the title Sånger till lammets lof. Worked on the first hymnal of the Swedish Covenant.
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