Hjem jeg længes, Ak, i Verden

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1 Hjem jeg længes! Ak, i Verden
Er saa koldt, saa mørkt, saa øbt,
Maatte snart min arme Færden
Være endt, og Sorgen bødt!

2 Hjem jeg længes! Ei jeg trives
Her i Jordens Jammer-Dal;
Til Guds Salem Hjertet drives
Op til Lammets Bryllups-Sal.

3 Hjem jeg længes! Naaderige
Fader, lad mig hjem faa gaa,
Bort fra Synd og Sorger vige!
Snart mit Hjemland skal jeg naa.

4 Hjem jeg længes! Der er Sommer,
Sol og Sang saa viden om,
Ja du siger: Se, jeg kommer!
Amen. Herre Jesus, kom!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #479

Author (v. 4): M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

Author: Johann Baptist von Albertini

Albertini, Johann Baptist. s. of Jakob Ulrich v. Albertini, a native of the Grisons, Switzerland, who had joined the Moravians, and settled among them at Neuwied, near Coblenz, b. at Neuwied Feb. 17, 1769. After passing through the Moravian school at Niesky, and their Theological Seminary at Barby, in both of, which he had Friedrich Schlciermacher as a fellow-student, he was, in 1788, appointed one of the masters in the Moravian school at Niesky, and in 1789 at Barby. In 1796, he was appointed tutor at the Theological Seminary at Niesky, and ordained as diaconus of the Moravian Church. Up to this time he had devoted himself chiefly to the study of the Oriental languages, and of botany, but now his studies of Holy Scripture for his theologic… Go to person page >



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Kirkesalmebog #d219

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Kirkesalmebog #479


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #479

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #479

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d151

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