Ich weiss einen Strom, dessen herrliche Flut

Ich weiss einen Strom, dessen herrliche Flut

Author: Richard Torrey; Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Tune: THE BEAUTIFUL RIVER
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Richard Torrey

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Translator: Ernst Gebhardt

Ernst (Heinrich) Gebhardt (1832-1899), a Methodist minister of Germany, spent some time in South America and North America and England accompanying R. Pearsail Smith as song leader at his evangelistic meetings. Gebhardt wrote many original hymns and translated over 50 Gospel hymns from English into German, most of them Moody and Sankey songs. They appeared in his Frohe Botschaft and Evangeliums-Lieder (C. F. Spittler, Basel), which were distributed in Europe and America in innumerable volumes. He was the compiler and editor of many other songbooks. Gebhardt's translations of such songs as "Rock of Ages"—"Fels des Heils," and "Oh, Have You Not Heard"—"Ich weiss einen Strom" seem to have more poetic quality than the English. His contri… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ich weiss einen Strom, dessen herrliche Flut
English Title: O Have You Not Heard?
Author: Richard Torrey
Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Language: German
Refrain First Line: O Seele, ich bitte dich

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Glaubenslieder #332
Include 8 pre-1979 instances



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