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Nach der Wandlung

Language: German (Deutsch)

Betrachtend Deine Huld und Güte,
O mein Erlöser, gegen mich,
Seh' ich beym letzten Abendmahle
Im Kreise Deiner Theuren Dich.
Du brichst das Brod, Du reichst den Becher,
Du sprichst: »[Es]1 ist mein Leib, mein Blut;
Nehmt hin, und denket meiner Liebe,
Wenn opfernd Ihr ein Gleiches thut.« -

Wir opfern hier, nach Deinem Worte,
Auf Deinem heiligen Altar;
Und Du, mein Heiland, bist zugegen,
Des Geistes Aug' wird Dich gewahr.
Herr, der Du Schmerz und Tod getragen,
Um uns das Leben zu verleih'n,
Laß dieses Himmelsbrod uns Labung
Im Leben und im Tode seyn!


Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Johann Philipp Neumann, Gesänge zur Feyer des heiligen Opfers der Messe. Nebst einem Anhange enthaltend: das Gebeth des Herrn. Wien, bey Anton von Haykul, 1827, page 9.

1 Schubert: "Dies"

Submitted by Peter Rastl [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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Après l'élévation", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2017-12-12.
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Après l'élévation

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

Considérant ta grâce et ta bonté,
Ô mon Sauveur, contre moi,
Je te vois dans ton dernier souper
Dans le cercle de tes chers.
Tu as brisé le pain, tu as fait passer le calice,
Tu as dit : « Ceci est mon corps, ceci est mon sang ;
Prenez-le et pensez à mon amour
Quand vous ferez la même action. »

Nous sacrifions ici, selon tes paroles,
Sur ton saint autel,
Et toi, mon Sauveur, tu es présent,
Vu par les yeux de l'âme.
Seigneur, toi qui as supporté la douleur et la mort,
Pour nous donner la vie,
Fais que ce pain céleste soit notre réconfort
Dans la vie et la mort !


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Text added to the website: 2017-12-20.
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