O Jesu, som Udi Landflygtighed

O Jesu, som Udi Landflygtighed

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 2 hymnals

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O Jesus, som Udi Landflygtighed
Paa Jorden kom,
Foragt og Fattigdom
Her i Verden for mig led,
Sødeste Gud,
Kom ihu,
At jeg nu
I paa mig, og hjælp mig frem,
Med din
Naade mig ei glem,
Før mig til mit rette Hjem!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #187

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 Jesu, som Udi Landflygtighed
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d478
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