Around You, O Lord Jesus

Translator (st. 1): Joel W. Lundeen

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Translator (sts. 2-3): Olof Olsson

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Author: Frans Michael Franzén

Franzén, Franz Michael, was born at Uleabôrg, Finland, in 1772, and educated at the University of Abo, where he became Librarian and Professor of Literary History. He was subsequently Minister at Kumla, Orebro, Sweden, and then of Santa Clara, in Stockholm. He was consecrated Bishop of Hernosand, in 1841, and died there in 1847. (See Supplement to Longfellow's Poets and Poetry of Europe.) Of his pieces one is in English common use. It begins "Jesum haf i ständigt minne," translated by Mrs. Charles in her Christian Life in Song, 1858, p. 250, as "Jesus in Thy memory keep" (Looking unto Jesus). Usually it begins with stanza ii., "Look to Jesus, till, reviving." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Around you, O Lord Jesus
Title: Around You, O Lord Jesus
Translator (st. 1): Joel W. Lundeen
Translator (sts. 2-3): Olof Olsson
Author: Frans Michael Franzén
Language: English
Copyright: St. 1 © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship



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