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Forfærdes ei, du lille Hob

Forfærdes ei, du lille Hob

Translator: Fr. Hammerich; Author: Michael Altenburg
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Forfærdes ei, du lille Hob,
Skjønt Fiende-skarens Larm og Raab
Fra alle Sider gjalde!
De juble ved din Undergang,
Men deres Fryd ei bliver lang,
Thi lad ei Modet falde!

2 Din Sag er Guds, gak i dit Kald,
Dig trøstig ham i Vold befal,
Og frygt saa ingen Fare!
Han vækker Kjæmper end paa Jord,
Som Herrens Folk og Herrens Ord
Skal mandelig forsvare.

3 I Jesu Navn vort Haab er vist,
At Herrens Fienders Vold og List
Dem selv i Graven fører:
De vorde skal til Spot og Skam
Med os er gud, og vi med ham,
Og Seiren os tilhører.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #669

Translator: Fr. Hammerich

(no biographical information available about Fr. Hammerich.) Go to person page >

Author: Michael Altenburg

Altenburg, Johann Michael, b. at Alach, near Erfurt, on Trinity Sunday, 1584. After completing his studies he was for some time teacher and precentor in Erfurt. In 1608 he was appointed pastor of Ilversgehofen and Marbach near Erfurt; in 1611, of Troch-telborn; and in 1621 of Gross-Sommern or Som-merda near Erfurt. In the troublous war times he was forced, in 1631, to flee to Erfurt, and there, on the news of the victory of Leipzig, Sept. 17, 1631, he composed his best known hymn. He remained in Erfurt without a charge till, in 1637, he was appointed diaconus of the Augustino Church, and, in 1638, pastor of St. Andrew's Church. He d. at Erfurt February 12, 1640 (Koch, iii. 115-117 ; Allg. Deutsche Biog., i. p. 363, and x. p. 766—the latte… Go to person page >



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Kirkesalmebog #d114

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Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #385

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #669

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d87

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