Jeg glæder mig

Jeg glæder mig

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 4 hymnals

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Jeg, glæder mig,
O Jesus, ved min Daab,
Og takker dig
Af Hjertet inderlig
For det store Livsens Haab,
Den Saligheds faste Grund
Og Forbund,
Du haver med mig gjort
I Naadens første Port,
Den jeg al Tid med mig bær,
Som min Troes Værge her,
At jeg Guds Medarving er.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #35

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: Jeg glæder mig
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Kirkesalmebog #35


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #35

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #35

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