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Dit Navn, o Jesu, lokker mig

Dit Navn, o Jesu, lokker mig

Author: Johann Rist; Translator: Hans Adolf Brorson
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Dit Navn, o Jesus, lokker mig,
At jeg skal komme trøstelig,
Og trykke dig med Troens Arm
I Kjærlighed til Bryst og Barm.

2 Saa kommer jeg og bøier mig,
En Synder arm, herned for dig,
Det Navn, det søde Jesu Navn,
Jeg kysser i mit Hjertes Favn.

3 Dit Navn jeg al Tid kalder paa,
Ihvor jeg skal i Verden gaa,
Dit Navn er mig den stille Borg,
Hvor jeg gaar ind med al min Sorg.

4 Naar jeg det fat in Bønnen faar,
Straks Himlen aaden for mig staar,
Jeg bær det med i Sjæl og Sind,
Og det bær mig i Himlen ind.

5 Naar Verden giver Sorg og Graad,
I Jesu Navn er Trøst og Raad,
Er jeg bedrøvet efter Gud,
Saa bær dit Navn mig Fredens Bud.

6 Som Ilden gjør det Haarde blødt,
Som Honning gjør det Sure sødt.
Saa gjør dit Navn met Hjerte glad,
Og smelter hvad os skiller ad.

7 O Jesu Navn, o søde Ord,
Et Paradis paa denne Jord,
En Rose fuld af Livsens Kraft,
En Drue fuld af Himmelsaft!

8 Om Nat o Dag, og hvor jeg gaar,
Til dig mit Hjertes Attraa staar,
Ved dig jeg har i Livet Ro,
Ved dig jeg gaar til Døden fro.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #177

Author: Johann Rist

Rist, Johann, son of Kaspar Rist, pastor at Ottensen, near Hamburg, was born at Ottensen, March 8, 1607, and from his birth was dedicated to the ministry. After passing through the Johanneum at Hamburg and the Gymnasium Illustre at Bremen, he matriculated, in his 21st year, at the University of Rinteln, and there, under Josua Stegmann (q. v.), he received an impulse to hymn-writing. On leaving Rinteln he acted as tutor to the sons of a Hamburg merchant, accompanying them to the University of Rostock, where he himself studied Hebrew, Mathematics and also Medicine. During his residence at Rostock the terrors, of the Thirty Years War almost emptied the University, and Rist himself also lay there for weeks ill of the pestilence. After his r… Go to person page >

Translator: Hans Adolf Brorson

(no biographical information available about Hans Adolf Brorson.) Go to person page >



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Kirkesalmebog #d73

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Kirkesalmebog #177


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #177

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #177

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