Thanks Be to God

Author: Cornelius Becker, 1561-1694

Becker, Cornelius, son of Adrian Becker, merchant of Leipzig, was born at Leipzig, Oct. 24, 1561. After studying at the University, where he graduated 1584, he kept a private school till his appointment, in the beginning of 1588, as one of the masters of the St. Thomas School, a post he vacated in Sept., 1588. on being appointed diaconus at Rochlitz. In 1592 he became diaconus, and in 1594, pastor of the church of St. Nicholas, Leipzig; and subsequently Professor of Theology in the University, from which, in 1599, he received the degree of D.D. On account of false accusations he was deprived of his charge on June 5, 1601, but was vindicated and restored on Nov. 29 following. He died suddenly at Leipzig, May 25, 1604 (Koch, ii. 219-223; Allg… Go to person page >

Translator: Daniel G. Reuning, b. 1935

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First Line: Thanks be to God, O give him praise
Title: Thanks Be to God
German Title: Danket dem Herren
Author: Cornelius Becker, 1561-1694
Translator: Daniel G. Reuning, b. 1935
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1972, GIA Publications, Inc.

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