Var Gud ei med os denne tid, Saa raabe alle Munde

Var Gud ei med os denne tid, Saa raabe alle Munde

Author: Martin Luther; Translator: M. B. Landstad
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Var Gud ei med os denne Tid,
Saa raabe alle Munde!
Var Gud ei med os denne Tid,
Vi gangne var til Grunde;
Thi vi er fattig' Folk og faa,
Men mange de, som mod os staa
Og støde ned og storme.

2 De ere nu paa os saa vred,
At havde Gud ei været,
De havde heltop slugt os ned,
Som Ulve os fortæret.
Vor Sjæl er gangen gjennem Vand,
Vi var omkomne alle Mand,–
Guds Magt er stærkest Støtte.

3 Gud være lovet, at det glap!
De fik os ikke fangne;
Som Fuglen udaf Snaren slap,
Saa ere vi undgangne;
Se, Snaren brast, og vi er fri,
I Herrens Navn saa frelses vi,
Gud raader Jorderige!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #555

Author: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… 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 >



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Kirkesalmebog #d638

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Kirkesalmebog #555


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #555

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #555

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d454

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