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Groß ist Jehova, der Herr! denn Himmel...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Groß ist Jehova, der Herr! denn Himmel und Erde verkünden
Seine Macht! - Du hörst sie im brausenden Sturm, in des Waldstroms
Lautaufrauschendem Ruf, in des grünenden Waldes Gesäusel;
Siehst sie in wogender Saaten Gold, in lieblicher Blumen
Glühendem Schmelz, im Glanz des [sternebesäeten]1 Himmels!
Furchtbar tönt sie im Donnergeroll, und flammt in des Blitzes
Schnellhinzuckendem Flug; doch kündet das pochende Herz dir
Fühlbarer noch Jehova's Macht, des [unendlichen]2 Gottes,
Blickst du flehend empor, und hoffst [der Erbarmungen Fülle]2!


Translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Perlen der heiligen Vorzeit. Gesammelt durch Johann Ladislav Pyrker. Helias der Thesbit. Elisa. Die Makkabäer. Ofen, 1821. Gedruckt, auf Kosten des Ofner wohlthätigen Frauen-Vereines, in der kön. ung. Universitäts-Buchdruckerey, nach Watts'scher Art, pages 60-61; and with Perlen der heiligen Vorzeit. Von Johann Ladislav Pyrker. Zweyte, vollständige Ausgabe. Wien. Gedruckt und im Verlage bey Anton Strauß, und im Büreau des wohlthätigen Frauenvereins in Ofen. 1826, page 143,

Note: These verses are an excerpt of the much longer poem Elisa; they appear in Erster Gesang. Tod, verses 91-99 (first edition, 1821).

1 Pyrker (1826 edition): "Stern-umfunkelten"
2 Pyrker (1826 edition); and Schubert: "ewigen"
2 Pyrker (1826 edition): "von ihm Huld und Erbarmen"; Schubert: "auf Huld und Erbarmen"

Submitted by Richard Morris and 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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "El Totpoderós", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De almacht", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Gary L. Miller) , "The all-powerful", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le Tout-puissant", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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El Totpoderós

Language: Catalan (Català) after the German (Deutsch)

Gran és Jehovà, el Senyor! Car el cel
i la terra proclamen el seu poder.
Ho sents en la bramulant tempesta,
en el fressós mormol del torrent del bosc;
ho sents en el xiuxiueig de la verda forest;
ho veus en els daurats camps onejant,
en la vermella resplendor de les formoses flors,
en l’esclat del cel sembrat d’estrelles!
Paorós ressona en soroll del tro
i flameja quan cau el rabent vol del llamp.
Però encara més palpablement
el cor bategant et proclama
el poder de Jehovà, del Déu etern,
quan esguardes cap dalt implorant
i esperant d’ell gràcia i misericòrdia.


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