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Salig er den mand, som ikke

Salig er den mand, som ikke

Author: Paul Gerhardt; Translator: M. B. Landstad
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Salig er den mand, som ikke
Vanker i de Ondes Sag,
Gaar ei efter synde-Stikke,
Sidder ei i Spotter-lag,
Men hvis Lyst er Herrens Ord,
Herrens Lov og Ret paa Jord,
Og som alt sit Liv til Ende
Grunder paa Guds Vei at kjende!

2 Som et Træ, der stander plantet
Ved en Bæk i fabre Dal,
Grønnes op fra Aar til andet,
Og bær Frugter uden Tal,
Saa den Fromme hos sin gud
Staar i Aanden frisk og prud,
Med Velsignelser han smykkes,
Hvad han gjør, da skal det lykkes.

3 Men, o Kristne! anderledes
Vorder med de Onde gjort,
De er Avner lig, som spredes,
Og af Veieret blæses bort.
Derfor ei, naar Dommen gaar
Over Jorden, de bestaar,
Men, hvor Fromme frelste mødes,
Alle syndere udstødes.

4 Thi de Godes Værk og Veie
Kjendes Gud af Naade ved,
Den Velsignelse, de eie,
Vare skal i Evighed,
Men de Ondes Agt og Id
Skal forgaa til evig Tid.
Hjælpe Gud da os i Naade
Til ret Vei og Vandringsmaade!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #501

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gräfenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… Go to person page >

Translator: M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Salig er den mand, som ikke
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Kirkesalmebog #d572
Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #501
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #501Text
The Lutheran Hymnary Junior ... of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church of America #d258
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