Sinold, Philip Balthasar

Sinold, Philip Balthasar, a German jurist, was borni near Giessen, May 5, 1657, studied at Jena, and died at Laubach, March 6, 1742. He wrote many devotional books under the assumed name Ludwig Ernst von Faramund and Amadeus Kreuzberg. His Gottselige Betrachtungen auf alle Tage des ganzen Jahres has been edited anew by Rev. C. J. Heinersdorf, with a preface of Dr. Ahlfeld (Halle, 1856). He also composed about seventy-two hymns, one of which, Lebst du in mir, o wahres Leben, has been translated into English, "If Thou, True Life, wilt in me live," by Miss Winkworth, in Lyra German. 1, 19. See Wezel, Hymnop. 4, 87, 91; Neubaur, Nachrichten (Zullichau, 1743), p. 1119 sq.; Jocher, Allgem. Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Koch, Gesch. d. deutsch. Kirchenliedes, 5, 404 sq.; Knapp, Evangel. Liederschatz, p. 1345, s.v. (B.P.)

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