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Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed

Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed

Author: Johan Olaf Wallin; Translator: M. B. Landstad
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed!
Guds Søn er kommen til os ned,
Den stærke Seiers-Kjæmpe;
Han Slangens Hoved knuse skal,
Og føre os til Himlens Sal,
Og Død og Djævel dæmpe.

2 I Davids By, i Betlehem
Gaar op et Lys, og bruder frem
Til alle Folk og Tider,
Og Sandhed, Naade, Salighed
Igjennem Tid og Evighed
Som klare Strømme skrider.

3 Staa op, Guds Menighed, dig fryd,
Slaa Strengeleg og Harpelyd,
Giv Gud i Himlen Æren!
Bryd ud og syng, du Jesu Brud:
Min Aaand den glæder sig i Gud,
Min Sjæl den lover Herren!

4 Thi store Ting har han mig gjort,
Og al min Sorg er svunden bort,
Guds Vei den skal jeg kjende,
Han aabnet har sin Faderfavn,
Hans Lov skal høres som hans Navn
Alt indtil Verdens Ende!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #147

Author: Johan Olaf Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… 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: Lovsynger Herrens Miskundhed
Author: Johan Olaf Wallin
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Kirkesalmebog #d359

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Kirkesalmebog #147


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #147

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #147

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