I See Thee Standing, Lamb of God

I see Thee standing, Lamb of God

Author: Hans Adolf Brorson; Translator: Olav Lee
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Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Hans Adolf Brorson

Hans Adolph Brorson (June 20, 1694, Randerup – June 3, 1764, Ribe) was a Danish Pietist bishop and hymn writer. Brorson belonged to a clerical family, both of this brothers were energetic and successful Pietist vicars. He began publishing hymns in 1732 while a pastor in southern Jutland. His most important work was Troens rare klenodie (1739; "The Rare Jewel of the Faith"), which contained many translations of German Pietist hymns and 82 original pieces and went though seven editions in Brorson's lifetime. He was elected bishop of Ribe in 1741, where he remained for the rest of his life. His outward social success as a clerical administrator was contrasted by private sorrows (an insane son, the early death of his first wife) but he res… Go to person page >

Translator: Olav Lee

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Text Information

First Line: I see Thee standing, Lamb of God
Title: I See Thee Standing, Lamb of God
Danish Title: Jeg ser dig, søde Lam, at staa
Author: Hans Adolf Brorson
Translator: Olav Lee
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Translation is reprinted from American Lutheran Hymnal, 1930, by permission of Augsburg Fortress

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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #117
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #70
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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