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Die Abendglocken klingen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Abendglocken klingen, 
das Tagwerk ist vollbracht;
es sinkt auf heil'gen Schwingen
herab die stille Nacht,
sie spendet süßen Schlummer,
versüßt uns manchen Kummer;
ein Gott im Himmel wacht
in stiller Nacht,  in stiller Nacht.

Es leuchten Mond und Sterne 
am hohen Himmelszelt, 
aus lichterfüllter Ferne 
bestrahlen sie die Welt;
dort thront der Heil'ge, Hehre, 
ihm Lob und Preis und Ehre,
der unser Leben hält, 
dem Herrn der Welt,  dem Herrn der Welt.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Michael Berridge

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  • ENG English (Michael Berridge) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2016-04-19.
Last modified: 2016-04-19 17:00:01
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