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Gesenius, Justus

(1601–73). B. Esbeck, Ger.; educ. Helmstedt and Jena; pastor Brunswick 1629; court chaplain Hildesheim 1636; chief court preacher and gen. supt. Hanover 1642; accomplished theologian; hymnist; with D. Denicke* ed. Hanoverian hymnal; adapted old hymns to the style of M. Opitz.* Hymns include “Wenn meine Sünd' mich kränken.” See also Bible History.

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