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Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!
    In dem Stall zu Bethlehem
    Steht ein Krippelein,
    Drinnen liegt auf Heu und Stroh
    Jesus arm und klein.
Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!
    Und Maria sitzt dabei,
    Singt ein süßes Lied,
    Bis das Jesuskindlein schläft,--
    Ach, es ist so müd'!
Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!
    Ei wie süß schläft doch das Kind
    In dem Krippelein,
    Träumet von dem lieben Gott,
    Von des Himmels Schein.
Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!
    Nach dem lieben Jesuskind
    In dem dunklen Stall
    Schauen still in sel'ger Lust
    Dort die Engel all.
Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!
    Engelein schau'n auch nach dir
    Wenn du fromm nur bist;
    Von dem Himmel schicket sie
    Freundlich Jesus Christ!
Schlaf, schlaf, schlafe mein Kind!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Kinder-Lieder von G. Ch. Dieffenbach, Mainz: Verlag von C.G. Kunze, 1854, pages 119-120

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-04-13 13:45:21
Line count: 26
Word count: 119

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