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Deilig er din Himmel blaa

Deilig er din Himmel blaa

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Deilig er den Himmel blaa,
Lyst det er at se derpaa,
Hvor de gyldne Stjerner blinke,
Hvor de smile, hvor der vinke
Os fra Jorden op til sig!
Os fra Jorden op til sig!

2 Det var midt i Jule-Nat,
Hver en Stjerne glimted' mat,
men med Et der blev at skue
En saa klar paa Himlens Vue,
Som en liden Stjernesol,
Som en liden Stjernesol.

3 Naar den Stjerne lys og blid
Sig lod se ved Midnatstid,
Var det Sagn fra gamle Dage,
At en Konge uden Mage,
Skulde fødes paa vor Jord,
Skulde fødes paa vor Jord.

4 Vise Mænd fra Østerland
Drog i Verdenud paa Stand,
For den Konge at oplede,
For den Konge at tilbede,
Som var sødt i samme Stund,
Som var sødt i samme Stund.

5 De ham fandt i Davids Hjem,
De ham fandt i Bethlehem,
Uden Spir og Kongethrone,
Der kun sad en fattig Kone,
Vugged Barnet i sit Skjød,
Vugged Barnet i sit Skjød.

6 Stjernen ledte vise Mænd
Til vor Herre Kristus hen;
Vi har og en Lede-Stjerne,
Og naar vi den følge gjerne,
Komme vi til Jesus Krist,
Komme vi til Jesus Krist.

7 Denne Stjerne, lys og mild,
Som kan aldrig lede vild,
Er hans Guddoms ord det klare,
Som han os log aabenbare,
Til at lyse for vor Fod,
Til at lyse for vor Fod.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #655

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig

Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >

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First Line: Deilig er din Himmel blaa
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Kirkesalmebog #d42

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #655

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