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Composer (melody): Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (melody): Martin Luther (1524)
Incipit: 51565 (4)34 55676 (5)4
Key: e minor
Source: Walther's Chorgesang-buechlein


Out of the depths I cry to Thee

Out of the Depths I Cry to You

Out of the depths I cry to you:
O Lord, now hear me calling.
Incline your ear to my distress
in spite of my rebelling.
Do not regard my sinful deeds.
Send me the grace my spirit needs;
without it I am nothing.

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The Cyber Hymnal #1618
Text: From Depths of Woe I Raise to Thee
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The Cyber Hymnal #4773
Text: Out of the Depths I Cry to Thee
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The Cyber Hymnal #9621
Text: Out Of The Deep I Cry To Thee
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Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #305Text
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #452TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #600
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #424Text InfoFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #151TextPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #133
Hymns to the Living God #87TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #607TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #230
Moravian Book of Worship #761
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #240TextPage Scan
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #130A
Rejoice in the Lord #134TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2683Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #361
The Cyber Hymnal #1618TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4773TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9621TextScoreAudio
The United Methodist Hymnal #515Audio
The United Methodist Hymnal #793TextPage Scan
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #554TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #853a
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #389
Include 17 pre-1979 instances