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Justorum animae

Language: Latin after the Latin

Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt,
Et non tanget illos tormentum [mortis]1.
Visi sunt oculis insipientium mori,
Illi autem sunt in pace.

Translation(s): ENG GER

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1 Stanford: "malitiae" (as found in some Roman Catholic liturgies)

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

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Martin Luther (1483 - 1546) , title unknown, Wisdom of Solomon 3:1 [an adaptation] CAT ENG ITA FRE LAT by Johannes Brahms.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , title 1: "The souls of the righteous"
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Der Gerechten Seelen", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2015-03-25 09:47:19
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Der Gerechten Seelen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Latin

Der Gerechten Seelen sind in Gottes Hand,
und es wird sie dort weder Tod noch Bosheit quälen.
In den Augen der Unverständigen sind sie gestorben,
aber sie sind in Frieden.

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  • a text in Latin by Not Applicable [an adaptation] ENG ENG LAT LAT
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Moritz Brosig, Colin Brumby, William Byrd, Robert Führer, Roland de Lassus, Charles Villiers Stanford, Sir. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2015-10-12.
Last modified: 2015-10-12 17:31:25
Line count: 4
Word count: 30