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Oude Liederen (Old Hymns) is a collection of twelve hymns composed by Joachim Oudaen, Jan Bredenburg Jr., and Reinier Rooleeuw, which was introduced with a new rhymed version of the Psalms in 1684 in the Lam and Toren Mennonite congregation at Amsterdam and used there until 1797. There were a number of reprints: the following unchanged editions are known: Amsterdam 1685 (with notes), Haarlem 1713, Haarlem 1713 (with notes), Amsterdam 1721, Amsterdam 1727, Haarlem 1734, Haarlem 1756, Haarlem 1756 (increased by seven hymns; this edition is entitled Opwekkende Gezangen), Rotterdam 1775 (entitled Liederen en Gezangen), Amsterdam 1793 (two different editions). A greatly revised edition was published at Amsterdam in 1791. (Copies of most of these editions are found in [[Amsterdam Mennonite Library (Bibliotheek en Archief van de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente te Amsterdam)|Amsterdam Mennonite Library]].)

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Oude Liederen." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 24 Jun 2017.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Oude Liederen. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 June 2017, from

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 97. All rights reserved.

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