Med Graad vi hans Legem nedgrave

Med Graad vi hans Legem nedgrave

Author: Michael Weisse; Translator: M. B. Landstad
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Med Graad vi hans legem nedgrave,
Hans Sjæl Gud i Himmelen have1
Han kan den alene husvale,
Her Graad følger Døden i Dale.

2 Vi tro paa Guds Løfter, og mindes,
Det stunder til Dagen, vi findes
Naar Herren af Himlen er kommen,
Og vi skulle stande for Dommen.

3 Farvel da, o kjæreste Broder!
Her Sørger Guds Kirke, din Moder,
I Himlen hun Palmen dig byder,
Hvor Saliges Seierssang lyder.

4 Gud hjælpe os alle at vander
I Troen til Gud med hverander,
Og skilles saa herfra, vi træde
for Herren at stande med Glæde!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #624

Author: Michael Weisse

Michael Weiss was born at Neisse, in Silesia. He was a pastor among the Bohemian Brethren, and a contemporary with Luther. His hymns have received commendation. He died in 1540. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… 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 >

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First Line: Med Graad vi hans Legem nedgrave
Author: Michael Weisse
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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