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Sov nu, mit Barn, saa soedelig

Sov nu, mit Barn, saa soedelig

Author: Johann Mathesius
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Sov nu, mit Barn, saa sødelig,
Luk dine Øine til,
Fordi Gud selv i Himmerig
Din Fader v"re vil!

2 Dig Kristus gav et evigt Haab,
Han og for dig er Død,
Og til hans Liv du i din Daab
Ved Aanden er gjenfød.

3 Han sender sine Engle ned
Om Vuggen Krebs at slaa;
Thi luk dit Øie, Barn, med Fred,
Guds Øine aabne staa!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #680

Author: Johann Mathesius

Mathesius, Johannes, son of Wolfgang Mathesius, town councillor at Rochlitz, was born at Rochlitz, June 24, 1504. He studied for a short time at the University of Ingolstadt. Thereafter he acted as family tutor at Odelzhausen, near Munich, where, in 1526, he found Luther's Von den guten Werken (Wittenberg, 1523); and then while living at Bruck (Fürstenfeld-bruck), near Munich, read two of Luther's tractates on the Holy Communion. Attracted thus to Wittenberg he matriculated there May 30, 1529, studied with great zeal and graduated M.A. in 1530. In the end of 1530 he joined the staff of the school at Altenburg, and in the spring of 1532 was appointed rector of the gymnasium at Joachimsthal in Bohemia. He resigned this post in 1540, and retu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sov nu, mit Barn, saa soedelig
Author: Johann Mathesius
Copyright: Public Domain



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