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Fabricius, Jacob

(1593–1654). B. Köslin, Pommerania; chaplain to Gustavus* II of Swed.; hymnist. His part in writing the hymn “Fear Not, O Little Flock, the Foe” (“O Little Flock, Fear Not the Foe”) was apparently this, that he versified the prose form of Gustavus III; J. M. Altenburg* is gen. regarded as having made the Ger. version that C. Winkworth* tr. into Eng.

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