Al Dio nun kun ĝoja kri'

Representative Text

1. Al Dio nun kun ĝoja kri'
Alvenu ĉiu terloĝant'
Por servi lin en harmoni'
Kaj laŭdi per feliĉa kant'.

2. La Eternulo estas Di',
Li propramane kreis nin.
Ŝafaro lia estas ni,
Kaj ni kun fido sekvas lin.

3. Eniru ĝoje kun dankad'
En liajn pordojn ĉiu hom';
Kaj gloru, benu, kun laŭdad'
En lia kort' al lia nom'.

4. Li nin prizorgos ĝis la mort',
Eterna lia korfavor';
Firmege staras lia vort',
Kaj ĝi neniam pasos for.

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #9

Translator: W. M. Page

Scottish; a jurist, hymnologist, and co-founder of KELI (the International League of Christian Esperantists). Go to person page >

Author: William Kethe

Kethe, William, is said by Thomas Warton in his History of English Poetry, and by John Strype in his Annals of the Reformation, to have been a Scotsman. Where he was born, or whether he held any preferment in England in the time of Edward VI., we have been unable to discover. In the Brieff discours off the troubles begonne at Franckford, 1575, he is mentioned as in exile at Frankfurt in 1555, at Geneva in 1557; as being sent on a mission to the exiles in Basel, Strassburg, &c, in 1558; and as returning with their answers to Geneva in 1559. Whether he was one of those left behind in 1559 to "finishe the bible, and the psalmes bothe in meeter and prose," does not appear. The Discours further mentions him as being with the Earl of Warwick and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Al Dio nun kun ĝoja kri'
English Title: All people that on earth do dwell
Author: William Kethe (1560)
Translator: W. M. Page
Source: Himnaro Esperanta, 5th ed., #5
Language: Esperanto



This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below. According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #9

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