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Din sol går bort, men du blir när

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1 Din sol går bort, men du blir när,
O Gud, du alltid hos oss är;
I mörkret ser du oss ännu,
Och när vi sofva, vakar du.

2 Allt hvilar under Herrens hand,
Som hägnar både stad och land,
Och till de goda barnens ro
Hans goda änglar hos dem bo.

3 Sött sofver den, som fruktar Gud
Och vandrar efter Herrens bud.
Med glädje står han upp igen
Och prisar Gud, sin Far och Vän.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S115

Author: Frans Michael Franzen

Franzén, Franz Michael, was born at Uleabôrg, Finland, in 1772, and educated at the University of Abo, where he became Librarian and Professor of Literary History. He was subsequently Minister at Kumla, Orebro, Sweden, and then of Santa Clara, in Stockholm. He was consecrated Bishop of Hernosand, in 1841, and died there in 1847. (See Supplement to Longfellow's Poets and Poetry of Europe.) Of his pieces one is in English common use. It begins "Jesum haf i ständigt minne," translated by Mrs. Charles in her Christian Life in Song, 1858, p. 250, as "Jesus in Thy memory keep" (Looking unto Jesus). Usually it begins with stanza ii., "Look to Jesus, till, reviving." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Din sol går bort, men du blir när
Author: Frans Michael Franzen
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S115

Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #436

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