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O kjæreste sjæl, op at vaage

O kjæreste sjæl, op at vaage

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 O kjæreste Sjæl, op at vaage!
Thi Dødsens og Helvedes Taage,
Ved Jesu Død alt er forsvunden,
Og Seieren evig er vunden.

2 Bort Synder og Laster og Lyder!
Fremskinner, I hellige Dyder!
Thi Jesus vil Hellighed have,
At vi vore Synder begrave.

3 Hver rense sin Surdeig af Hjerte
Med Graad og Fortrydelsens Smerte,
Al Ondskab fra Sjælen udfeie
Og gamle, vanartige Deige!

4 Et Paaskelam for os er blevet
Til Slagterbænk ynkelig drevet,
Vor Kristus, vor Glæde og Ære,
Som vilde vort Offerlam være.

5 Den, som haver Alting i Volde,
Hans Frydefest hellig vi holde
Med Salmer og aandelig' Sange,
Ja pukke mod Døde og prange.

6 Gid Renhed hvert Hjerte maa smykke,
Og Sandhed i Sindet sig trykke,
Saa skal vi fra Ondskab udtræde,
Og Paaskefest holde med Glæde!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #353

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 kjæreste sjæl, op at vaage
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d499

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Kirkesalmebog #353

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #353

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Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #220

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #353

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d366

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