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Hav tak, o Gud, vor skabermand

Hav tak, o Gud, vor skabermand

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Hav Tak, o Gud, vor Skabermand,
For Næring udaf land og Vand1
Hav Tak, o Jesus for din Død,
Hav Tak du rette Livsens Brød!
Tak, Helligaand! oplys vort sind
Og Gud til vare Hjerter bind!

2 Gud tænke paa os arme Smaa,
Som i dit Forsyns Øie staa!
Du ene veed, hvordan vort Brød
Skal skjæres for os til vor død,
Giv Lykke, Helbred, Liv og Gavn
Og Salighed i Jesu Navn!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #600

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Hav tak, o Gud, vor skabermand
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Kirkesalmebog #d179
Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #478
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #600Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d127
The Lutheran Hymnary Junior ... of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church of America #d98
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