O Ægtestand

O Ægtestand

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 O Ægtestand,
Du høilyksalig est,
Naar Gud og Mand,
Vor Jesus, bydes kan
Til din kjærlig' Bryllupsfest!
Thi dersom midt i din Fryd
En Unlyd
Af Korset falder ind,
Som trykker Sjæel og Sind,
Fattes Vin og Glæede-Stand,
Og dit Kar er fuldt af Vand,
Jesus dig dog hjælpe kan.

2 O Jesus, som Gjør
Vin af Sorgens Aa,
Vær dog saa from
Og til vort Bryllup kom,
Hvor du bønlig kaldes paa!
Lad dog din
Hjælp og din Trøst Være Øit
For alle Ægtepar
I deres tomme Kor!
Lad din Naades rige Flod
Give deres Sorger Bod,
Sign dem du og vær dem god!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #204

Author: Thomas Kingo

Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry. He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began. At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Ægtestand
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d443
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #204Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d318
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