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I himmelen

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

I Himmelen, i Himmelen,
Hvor Gud, vor Herre bor,
Hvor saligt did at komme hen,
Hvor er den Glæde stor.
For evig, evig skal vi der
Se Gud i Lyset som han er,
Se Herren Zebaot.

Og Legemet, og Legemet
Som lagdes bort i Muld,
Det vorder alt så skinnende,
Ja, som det skjære Guld.
Og ved af ingen Vunde mer
Mens Åsyn det til Åsyn ser
Gud Herren Zebaot.

Og Sjælen får sin Prydelse,
Den Krone, som er sagt,
Retfærdighedens Brudekrans,
Og så den hvide Dragt.
O Gud, hvad Lyst at være dig nær,
At se i Lyset som Du er
Dig, Herren Zebaot.

Translation(s): FIN


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * FIN Finnish (Erkki Pullinen) , "Taivaassa", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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