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Thy Body, Given for Me, O Savior

Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.

Author: Friedrich Christian Heyder

Born: 1677, Merseburg, Germany. Heyder was a deacon in Merseburg, and in 1706 became pastor in Zörbig (near Halle), where he served 35 years. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thy body, giv'n for me, O Savior
Title: Thy Body, Given for Me, O Savior
Author: Friedrich Christian Heyder
Meter: with refrain
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941 (Tr.), abr.
Language: English
Copyright: © 1941 Concordia Publishing House




DIR, DIR, JEHOVA was published anonymously in Georg Wittwe's Musikalisches Handbuch der Geistlichen Melodien (1690). The bar form (AAB) melody was expanded in Johann A. Freylinghausen's Geistreiches Gesangbuch (1704), where it was set to a hymn by Bärtholomaus Crasselius, "Dir, dir, Jehovah, vill i…

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