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Geht nun hin und grabt mein Grab

Language: German (Deutsch)

Geht nun hin und grabt mein Grab,
denn ich bin des Wanderns müde!
Von der Erde scheid ich ab,
denn mir ruft des Himmels Friede,
denn mir ruft die süße Ruh
von den Engeln droben zu.

Darum letzte gute Nacht!
Sonn und Mond und liebe Sterne,
fahret wohl mit eurer Pracht!
Denn ich reis in weite Ferne,
reise hin zum jenem Glanz,
worin ihr verschwindet ganz.


Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE

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Maintenant avancez et creusez ma tombe

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Maintenant avancez et creusez ma tombe,
car je suis fatigué de mon voyage !
La terre, je la quitte
car la paix des cieux m'appelle,
car je suis appelé par le doux repos
des anges là-haut.

Donc je vous souhaite ma dernière bonne nuit !
Soleil et lune et étoiles bien-aimées,
adieu à votre magnificence !
Car je voyage vers de lointaines contrées,
je voyage vers ces splendeurs,
où vous disparaîtrez complètement.


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Text added to the website: 2016-04-13.
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