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Eia, hvor vel

Eia, hvor vel

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Eia, hvor vel
Du veed min Tarv og Trang
Til Liv og Sjæl,
Du min Immanuel!
Hold min Fod udi din Gang!
Thi naar jeg ret søger dig Hjertelig,
Da faar jeg
Ro og Mag,
Om jeg er syg og svag;
Fattes mig og dagligt Brød,
Det har dog slet ingen Nød,
Der er nok i Jesu Skjød.

2 Vær frisk og glad,
Min trangnedtrykte Aand!
Af liden Mad
Fem tusind Mænd i Rad
Mættes ved min Jesu Haand.
Tænk, at din Del er i glemt,
Og bortgjemt,
Du faar til Nøisomhed,
Hvad Gud dig gavnligt veed;
Kan du Herre-Bord ei naa
Tak, at du paa
Græs og Straa
Kan Guds Kurv og Levning faa.



Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #290

Author: Thomas Kingo

Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry. He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began. At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >

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First Line: Eia, hvor vel
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d89

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Kirkesalmebog #290

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #290

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #290

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