Guds Ord det er vaar Fedra-Arv

Guds Ord det er vaar Fedra-Arv

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig; Translator: Elias Blix
Published in 1 hymnal

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Guds Ord det er vaar Fedra-Arv,
Til Søner skal det ganga.
Den Ætt, som kjem, lik den, som kvarv,
Ved Ordet trutt skal hanga.
Gud giv og oss den Ros:
Ditt Ord det ervaart Ljos!
So lenge Verdi stned,
Det lyse i vaar Grend
Som Ervegull i Ætti!

Source: M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg: Kirkesalmeboger og Almedigter af Biskop J. N. Skaar, med 79 portræter, og Kirkemusiker og Kirkemusik... #776

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig

Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >

Translator: Elias Blix

Elias Blix (February 24, 1836 – January 17, 1902) was a Norwegian professor, theologian, hymn writer, and a politician for the Liberal Party. Blix wrote numerous hymns and was largely responsible for translating the New Testament into the Norwegian language. See more at: Wikipedia article  Go to person page >

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First Line: Guds Ord det er vaar Fedra-Arv
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Translator: Elias Blix
Language: Nynorsk
Notes: Etter Grundtvig; Tone: Vor Gud han er saa fast en Borg (L. 266)
Copyright: Public Domain

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #776

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