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Saa from og god

Saa from og god

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Saa from og god
Min Hyrde, Jesus, er,
At han sit Blod for mig paa Korset lod,
Til at frelse mig og hver.
Han kjender mig blandt sin Flok,
Det er nok;
Jeg kjender ham igjen
Som Sjælens bedste Ven,
Som mig vel forsørge skal,
Og igjennem Dødsens Dal
Føre mig til Himlens Sal.

2 Hvor du gaar frem,
Jeg følger ind og ud;
Du raaber hjem, o Jesus, gjør mig næm,
Du min Konge og min Gud!
Sank, Jesus, sank dine Faar,
Dem som gaar Adspredte her og der,
O, sank dem en og hver
Til den rette Faare-Sti,
Fød dem i den fagre Li,
Gjør dem og fra Ulven fri.


Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #375

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Saa from og god
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d563
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #375Text
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