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Gebet

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Latin

O Gott, mein Gebieter,
Stets hofft’ ich auf Dich!
O Jesu, Geliebter,
Nun rette Du mich!
In hartem Gefängniß,
In schlimmer Bedrängniß
Ersehnet’ ich Dich;
In Klagen, Dir klagend,
Im Staube verzagend,
Erhör', ich beschwöre,
Und rette Du mich!


Translation(s): DUT ENG

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Confirmed with: Rose und Distel, Poesien aus England und Schottland, übertragen von Giesbert Freiherrn Vincke, Dessau, Druck und Verlag von Gebrüder Katz, 1853, page 37.


Submitted by Ted Perry and Sharon Krebs [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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Gebed", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Prayer", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-08 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-02-03 21:04:53

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Prayer

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Oh God, my Master,
I always placed my trust in Thee!
Oh Jesus, Beloved,
Save me now!
In a cruel prison,
In sore distress
I yearned for Thee;
In lamentations sobbing to Thee,
Despairing in the dust,
Hear my plea, I implore Thee,
And save Thou me!


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Text added to the website: 2015-02-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-02-03 21:05:58

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