Nu lover herrens navn

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1 Nu lover Herrens Navn
Og giver Herren Ære,
Alt Folk paa Jorderig
Og Hedningernes Hære!
Thi vældig over os
Er Herrens Miskundhed,
Og stærk hans Sandhed staar
I Tid og Evighed!

2 Halleluja for ham
Al Verden synge sammen!
Alt Folk og Tungemaal:
Halleluja og Amen!
Et høit Halleluja
For Frelse og for Fred!
Thi Riget det er hans
I Tid og Evighed!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #545

Author: 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 >



NUN DANKET, named for the incipit of Rinkart's text, has been associated with this text ever since they were published together by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) in his Praxis Pietatis Melica (1647). Like most modern hymnals, the Psalter Hymnal prints the isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) version. The tune w…

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Kirkesalmebog #545


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #545

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #545

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