|First Line:||Was ist die Macht, was ist die Kraft|
|Author:||Ernst Moritz Arndt|
Was ist die Macht, was ist die Kraft. [Holy Scripture.] Written in 1818, and first published 1819 (No. 30) in 6 stanzas of 6 lines, and included in Hofer's Pilgerharfe, Basel, 1863, No. 31. Translations: (1) "What is the Christian's power and might?" by R. Massie, in the British Herald, April, 1865, p. 61. (2) " What is the Christian soldier's might, What is," by R. Massie in the Day of Rest, 1878, vol. viii. p. 335.
- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)