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Hvad est du dog skjøn (1906) Op. 74 no.1

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Fire Salmer (Four Psalms) (Op. 74 )

Hvad est du dog skjøn

Hvad est du dog skjøn,
Ja skjøn, ja skjøn,
Du allerlifgste Guds Søn!
Du min Sulamit, Sulamit,
Ja mit, ja mit,
Alt, hvad jeg har er også dit.
Min Ven, du est min,
Ja min, ja min;
Så lad mig altid være din!
Ja vist, evig vist
Du min skal blive her og hist.
Men tænk, jeg er her,
Ja her, ja her,
Iblandt såmange dragne Sværd!
Så kom, Due! Kom Due!
Ja, kom! Ja, kom!
I Klippens Rif er Ro og Rum.

How beautiful thou art

How beautiful thou art,
How beautiful, how beautiful,
Thou most blessed Son of God.
Thou art my Sulamite, Sulamite,
Yes mine, yes mine,
All that I have is also thine.
My friend, thou art mine,
Yes mine, yes mine;
So let me ever be thine!
In truth and always verily, verily
Thou shalt bide here and everywhere.
But behold, I am here,
yes here, yes here,
Among so many drawn blades!
So come, dove, come!
Yes, come! Yes, come!
In rock’s hollows are peace and shelter.

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Hans Adolph Brorson was a Danish bishop and hymn writer.

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