Os er idag en Frelser fødd

Representative Text

Os er idag en Frelser fødd,
Guds Salved i vores Kjød,
En Herre til Guds Ære;
Nu er han fødd i Davids Stad,
Den Søn, som Englene tilbad,
Velsignet evig være!
Min Sjæl,
Kjend vel
Denne Naade,
Fri fra Vaade,
Mæt dit Øie
Ved Opgangen af det Høie!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #136

Author: Birgitte K. Boye

Birgitte was born on March 7, 1742, in Gen­tofte, Den­mark. She was the daughter of Jens Jo­han­sen. Boye mar­ried a su­preme court judge in Co­pen­ha­gen, Den­mark. She found time to study German, French and English and translated hymns into Danish from these languages. As a hym­nist, she was in­volved with Guld­bergs og Har­boes Psalm­e­bog (Ove Guld­berg’s and Lud­vig Har­boe’s Psalt­er), to which she con­trib­ut­ed 146 hymns. She al­so pro­duced "na­tion­al dra­ma­tic writ­ing." She died on Oc­to­ber 17, 1824. Sources: Julian, p. 1001 & Stulken, p. 145  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Os er idag en Frelser fødd
Author: Birgitte K. Boye
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET

Adapting a tune written for Psalm 100 found in Wolff Köphel's Psalter (1538), Nicolai composed WIE SCHÖN LEUCHTET, which was published with the text in 1599. Although the tune was originally more varied rhythmically, the hymnal version here is isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) and set to the rich ha…

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Timeline

Instances

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Evangeli harpe : et udvalg af salmer og aandelige sange til brug i menigheden, söndagsskolen og hjemmet #370
Kirkesalmebog #d547
Kirkesalmebog #d548
Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #d548
Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #136Text
M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg: Kirkesalmeboger og Almedigter af Biskop J. N. Skaar, med 79 portræter, og Kirkemusiker og Kirkemusik... #136Text
Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #80Text
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #136Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d399
The Lutheran Hymnary Junior ... of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church of America #d247
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