De knælede med ja mod ja

Representative Text

De knælede med Ja mod Ja
For dig, o store Jehova!
Som hellig Troskab byder;
Beskyt nu med din Guddoms Haand
Den Samlivs-Pagt, det dyre Baand,
Som deres Hjerter fryder!
Dit Bud,
O Gud
Lad dem mindes,
Al tid findes
Himmelfærdig,
Og til Guds Søns Bryllup værdig!


Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #583

Author: Birgitte K. Boye

Birgitte was born on March 7, 1742, in Gen­tofte, Den­mark. She was the daughter of Jens Jo­han­sen. Boye mar­ried a su­preme court judge in Co­pen­ha­gen, Den­mark. She found time to study German, French and English and translated hymns into Danish from these languages. As a hym­nist, she was in­volved with Guld­bergs og Har­boes Psalm­e­bog (Ove Guld­berg’s and Lud­vig Har­boe’s Psalt­er), to which she con­trib­ut­ed 146 hymns. She al­so pro­duced "na­tion­al dra­ma­tic writ­ing." She died on Oc­to­ber 17, 1824. Sources: Julian, p. 1001 & Stulken, p. 145  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: De knælede med ja mod ja
Author: Birgitte K. Boye
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET

Adapting a tune written for Psalm 100 found in Wolff Köphel's Psalter (1538), Nicolai composed WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET, which was published with the text in 1599. Although the tune was originally more varied rhythmically, the hymnal version here is isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) and set to the rich ha…

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Kirkesalmebog #d39

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Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #583

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Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #438

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #583

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d36

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