Giv, o Gud, jeg aldrig glemmer

Giv, o Gud, jeg aldrig glemmer

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 4 hymnals

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Giv, o Gud, jeg aldrig glemmer,
At jeg Arme bleven er
En udaf din Kirkes Lemmer,
Som dit Kjendemerke bær!
Gid din Kirke hos os staar
Som en vandet Urtegaard!
Lad ei trædes under Fode
Det, du har begyndt at pode!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #386

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: Giv, o Gud, jeg aldrig glemmer
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d137

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Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #386

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #386

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