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Пророк

Language: Russian (Русский)

Духовной жаждою томим,
В пустыне мрачной я влачился,
И шестикрылый серафим
На перепутье мне явился;

Перстами легкими, как сон,
Моих зениц коснулся он:
Отверзлись вещие зеницы,
Как у испуганной орлицы.

Моих ушей коснулся он,
И их наполнил шум и звон:
И внял я неба содроганье,
И [горний]1 ангелов полёт,
И гад морских подводный ход,
И дольней лозы прозябанье.

И он к устам моим приник
И вырвал грешный мой язык,
И празднословный, и лукавый,
И жало мудрыя змеи
В уста замершие мои 
Вложил десницею кровавой.

И он мне грудь рассек мечом,
И сердце трепетное вынул,
И угль, пылающий огнём,
Во грудь отверстую водвинул.

Как труп, в пустыне я лежал.
И Бога глас ко мне [воззвал]2:
,,Восстань, пророк, и виждь, и внемли,
Исполнись волею Моей
И, обходя моря и земли,
Глаголом жги сердца людей!``


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Rimsky-Korsakov: "gornikh"
2 Rimsky-Korsakov: "vzyval"

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , title 1: "The prophet", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev) (Gustave Flaubert) , title 1: "Le prophète", published 1876


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