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12:21 Nov 18, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I Jesu navn går vi til bords
I Jesu navn går vi til bords
Spise og drikke på ditt ord
Deg Gud til ære oss til gavn
Så får vi mat i Jesu navn.
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5glory
Erling Dugan
4 +1In the name of the Lord we sit down at the table
Eivind Lilleskjaeret


  

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40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
In the name of the Lord we sit down at the table


Explanation:
In the name of the Lord we sit down at the table / To eat and to drink by the power of your blessing / In honour of the Lord, so we may prosper / We receive our food in the name of the Lord.


    Joint effort of Scots woman and Norwegian man
Eivind Lilleskjaeret
Local time: 23:29
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 207

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tone Wittmann: It´s a usual prayer, used just before you start eating.
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21 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
glory


Explanation:
Ære in this case is a religous word that in English would be better translated GLORY instead of HONOR.

I grew up saying this table grace before every meal.

Erling Dugan
United States
Local time: 14:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in NorwegianNorwegian
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