This night, while I am sleeping

This night, while I am sleeping

Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

This night, while I am sleeping,
O Father, in Thy keeping,
I trust my soul and all;
Send angels to defend me
And peace from heaven lend me.
Lest evil should Thy child befall.


Source: Hymnal for Church and Home (2nd ed.) #401

Translator: P. C. Paulsen

Paul Christian Paulsen was born on March 26, 1881, in Alstrup, Jutland, Denmark. He emigrated to America in 1904, was ordained in 1911, and served as a Lutheran pastor in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and Alberta, Canada. He died on July 26, 1948. NN, Hymnary Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: This night, while I am sleeping
Danish Title: Nu lukker sig mit Øje
Translator: P. C. Paulsen
Meter: 7.7.6.7.7.8
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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