Nu takker alle Gud

Representative Text

1 Nu takker alle Gud
Med Hjerte, Mund og Hænder,
Som overflødigt Gods
Os uforskyldt tilsender,
Som alt fra Moders Liv
Paa os har naadig tænkt,
Og al Nødtørstighed
Saa rigeligen skjænkt!

2 Den evig rige Gud
Han os fremdeles unde
Sjæls Glæde, Ro og Fred,
Han give, at vi kunde
I Naade altid staa
Hos ham, og ved vor Bøn
Faa Hjælp i Nød og Død,
Tilsidst en Naade-Løn!

3 Gud Fader og Guds Søn
Ske evig Pris og Ære,
Den værdig Helligaand
Derhos høilovet være!
Velsignet Guddom, som
Forbliver, var og er,
Vi dig id Ydmyghed
Vort Takke-Offer bær!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #76

Author: Martin Rinckart

Rinkart, Martin, son of Georg Rinkart or Rinckart, cooper at Eilenburg on the Mulde, Saxony, was born at Eilenburg, April 23, 1586.* After passing through the Latin school at Eilenburg, he became, in Nov., 1601, a foundation scholar and chorister of the St. Thomas's School at Leipzig. This scholarship also allowed him to proceed to the University of Leipzig, where he matriculated for the summer session of 1602, as a student of Theology; and after the completion of his course he remained for some time in Leipzig (he did not take his M.A. till 1616). In March 1610 he offered himself as a candidate for the post of diaconus at Eilenburg, and was presented by the Town Council, but the Superintendent refused to sanction this arrangement, nominal… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. 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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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #76

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