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Lad mig nu din forblive

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Lag mig nu din forblive,
Trofaste herre Gud!
Jeg vil mig til dig give,
Lær mig dit Ord og Bud!
Du selv mig Veien vise,
Giv mig Bestandighed!
Derfor vil jeg dig prise
Udi al Evighed!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #47

Author: Nicolaus Selnecker

Selnecker, Nicolaus, D.D., son of Georg Selnecker (Selneccer, Schellenecker, who was protonotarius to the Nürnberg magistracy, but lived at Hersbruck near Nürnberg) was born at Hersbruck Dec. 5, 1532. In 1536 he was removed to Nürnberg, and became during his school time, when only twelve years old, organist at the chapel in the Kaiserburg there. He went to the university of Wittenberg in 1550 (where he became a favourite pupil of Melanchthon), graduated M.A. on July 31, 1554, and subsequently lectured as a privat-docent, sometimes to 200 students. In the end of 1557 he was appointed second court preacher at Dresden, and tutor to the heir apparent Prince Alexander, having also to supervise the education of the choirboys of the royal chape… Go to person page >

Translator: 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Lad mig nu din forblive
Author: Nicolaus Selnecker
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d347
Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #d246
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #47Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d246
The Lutheran Hymnary Junior ... of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church of America #d163
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