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Language: German (Deutsch)

Das Tagewerk ist abgetan,
Gib, Vater, deinen Segen!
Nun dürfen wir der Ruhe nahn;
Wir taten nach Vermögen.
Die holde Nacht umhüllt die Welt,
Und Stille herrscht in Dorf und Feld.

Wenn du getreu vollendet hast,
Wozu dich Gott bestellte,
Behaglich fühlst du dann die Rast
Vom Tun in Hitz und Kälte.
Am Himmel glänzt der Abendstern
Und zeigt noch beß're Rast von fern.

Translation(s): DUT ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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 (Michael P. Rosewall) , title 1: "Song of evening", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Avondlied", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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