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Gottes Auge

Language: German (Deutsch)

    Am hohen Himmel blinken
Viel Sternlein wunderbar,
Sie leuchten durch das Dunkel
So lieblich und so klar!
 
    Also auch Gottes Auge
Gar treu und helle wacht;
So leuchtet Seine Liebe
Auch in der dunklen Nacht.
 
    Der alle Sternlein zählet,--
Der kennt und liebt auch mich;
Der ihre Wege lenket,--
Führt mich auch gnädiglich!
 
    Wie soll ich, Gott, Dir danken?
Ich bin so arm und klein!
Doch will ich jetzt und ewig
Dein treues Kindlein sein!


Confirmed with Kinder-Lieder von G. Ch. Dieffenbach, Mainz: Verlag von C.G. Kunze, 1854, page 25


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)


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