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Ein Obdach gegen Sturm und Regen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Obdach [gegen]1 Sturm und Regen
  Der Winterzeit
Sucht' ich und fand den Himmelssegen
  Der Ewigkeit.
O Wort, wie du bewährt dich hast,
Wer wenig sucht, der findet viel.
Ich suchte eine Wanderrast
Und fand mein Reiseziel.

Ein gastlich Tor nur wünscht' ich offen,
  Mich zu empfah'n,
Ein liebend Herz [war]2 wider Hoffen
  Mir aufgethan.
O Wort, wie du bewährt dich hast,
Wer wenig sucht, der findet viel,
Ich wollte sein ihr Wintergast
Und ward ihr Herzgespiel.


Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE

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1 Herman: "nur vor"; further changes may exist not shown above.
2 R. Strauss: "ward"

Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti

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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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "A shelter against storm and rain", copyright © 2014
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)


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