1. I pray Thee, dear Lord Jesus,
My heart to keep and train
That I Thy holy temple
From youth to age remain.
Turn Thou my thoughts forever
From worldly wisdom's lore;
If I but learn to know Thee,
I shall not want for more.
Hymn #655 from _The Lutheran Hymnal_
Text: 1 John 3: 23
Author: Thomas Hansen Kingo, 1699
Translated by: Norman A. Madson, 1939
Titled: "O Jesu, gid du vilde"
Tune: "Jeg vil mig Herren love"
1st Published in: Hartnack Zinck's _Koralbog_, 1801